Share Paper: Virtual Theatre: A Practical Introduction

  1. Jim Parker, University of Calgary, Canada
Monday, March 5 10:15 AM-11:15 AM William Barton

Abstract: The teaching of the arts has been subject to budget cuts in the past few years, in spite of the importance of art, music, and theater. This roundtable is intended to allow the participants to explore Internet theater in a practical way using virtual spaces as a venue. The value lies in the fact that the performances can still be live while the sets and props are created using the computer, contain no material and are nearly free. The audience for such a show can be international; anyone on the Internet could watch it. The intent is to use the ...