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Thesis Info

LABS ID
00143
Thesis Title
New Storytelling Machines: Emergent Theatre and Digital Technologies
Author
Joe Wachs
2nd Author
3rd Author
Degree
MA
Year
2005
Number of Pages
120
University
The Gallatin School of Individualized Study at NYU
Thesis Supervisor
Dr. Barbara Rose Haum
Supervisor e-mail
bh390 AT nyu.edu
Other Supervisor(s)
Language(s) of Thesis
English
Department / Discipline
Performance and Technology
Languages Familiar to Author
Italian
URL where full thesis can be found
Keywords
THEATRE, PERFORMANCE, DIGITAL MEDIA, STORYTELLING, AVANT GARDE, VIRTUAL REALITY, MIXED-REALITY, INTERACTIVE DRAMA, DRAMATIC MEDIA, PERFORMANCE MEDIA, VIRTUAL THEATRE, DISTRIBUTED MEDIA
Abstract: 200-500 words
This paper examines how contemporary theatre artists have used new computer technologies to transform traditional theatre into a new digital experience for the 21st century. By applying techniques of new media to staged drama, contemporary theatre artists have learned to reveal new dimensions from within their dramatic narratives, thus extending the sensibilities of the lost avant-garde into the new millennium. In the beginning of the 20th century, the avant-garde experimentalists generated a