Justine Garrett is a writer, producer, and co-founder of Toasterlab, which produces place-based extended reality (XR) experiences. Her focus is on storytelling for immersive media and performance. She co-wrote Transmission, an AR performance series at FuturePlay (Edinburgh) and the Future of Storytelling Festival (NYC) in 2017. She has written extensively across a variety of media, including performance material for Lily Tomlin and articles for the Los Angeles Times, the University of Chicago Magazine, The Hairpin, and others. She is a recipient an Emmy Award for her work on the documentary No Greater Love. She has degrees from UCLA and CalArts, and is a graduate of The Second City Conservatory.
Justine was Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs at CalArts, and she has worked in academic affairs at UCLA and the University of Toronto. She has taught writing at CalArts, improv for the Indy Convergence, and currently teaches XR writing and performance as part of Toasterlab. Most recently, she was a workshop leader at the Prague Quadrennial on “The Hidden Lives of Spaces: Site-Based Performance Ecology.”