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a storytelling space & consulting studio


Welcome to Wildrence, formerly The Mist


We (empower people to) tell stories through the creation of unique spaces.

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A thoughtfully created storytelling space in the Lower East Side.

Five unique areas, from floor plan, vintage furniture to wall sconces, all designed and curated by Wildrence. It is a space full of surprises.


Events at Wildrence


A singular experience. Crafted for you.

Journey Lab & Wildrence come together to bring you an unforgettable, completely interactive, solo experience. Dive deep into the world of Syntax Industries, a company making waves in applied technologies and artificial intelligence. You are invited to be the first human to interact with their newest prototype in artificial intelligence. What can you teach this AI? What will you learn? LEARN MORE

Co-Produced by Wildrence and Journey Lab

The bunker

Disaster struck.  You slept.  And when you awoke, everything had changed.

Journey one hundred years into the future after a catastrophic event has ended the world as you know it.  Scavenge supplies, seek allies and explore the mysterious wasteland: The toxic ruins of New York City. Get Tickets

A Collaboration with Broken Ghost Immersives

Six Impossible Things

Six Impossible Things is a sensory magic experience. You don't watch the show; you ARE the show. Your guide is master sleight-of-hand magician Joshua Jay, and you will experience magic that feels REAL in our totally immersive environment. This magic show is unlike any you have ever seen. Best of all, the show is INTIMATE. You will witness sleight-of-hand magic with just twenty other guests per show. Every seat is a front row seat.   Read More...

Starring Joshua Jay


upcoming Events



Inheritance, an immersive installation at Wildrence by founder Katya Stepanov, a Jewish post-Soviet immigrant. 

Inheritance invites audiences to embark on an investigative journey into individual and collective identity. A museum of memories greets visitors as they move from room to room, exploring her inheritance and learning to examine their own. Read More

A Collaboration with The Inheritance Project




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