Creative Media for Theatre and Performance

How can digital technology enhance the creation and enjoyment of live theatre, enable producing and touring theatre companies/venues to develop new work, and engage new and diverse audiences?

Theatre has been a fundamental means of communicating stories to audiences in cultures across the world for millennia and is a major part of the UK’s creative landscape. This project is exploring how new digital interactive storytelling and augmented/virtual reality technology can help to reveal the additional layers of creativity at work below our on-stage view of a live performance.

From initial concept and first stages of pre-production through to lights going down on the last show, we will use creative digital technology to add value, develop audiences, and shift perspectives of live performance, to deliver a new and engaging experience that lasts long after the final curtain has closed.