Teaser #05 – Royal Shakespeare Company + real time tech

This special edition of Artful Spark uses a truly boundary-defying project to show just how exciting it is when technology and performance collide. The RSC’s cutting-edge production of The Tempest pushes real-time motion capture and projection mapping to the limit.

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Hear Sarah Ellis, Director of Digital Development at the RSC, reflect on how projects like this are challenging and changing performance.

Also talking – and bringing kit to play with – is the relentlessly creative choreographer Laura Kriefman, whose company, Guerilla Dance Project, create performances that blend with technology to spectacular effect in disused dockyards, abandoned Indonesian forts and Brazilian streets.

Finally, an informal debate hosted by Katy Beale looks at how partnerships and collaborations inspire and resource other work across the ecosystem, asking – what is the best way to support artists as agents of innovation?

Break the winter blues with a burst of inspiration from the frontline of theatre, storytelling and performance.

18:00, Wednesday 10th January 2018
Fountain Room, Ground Floor, Barbican

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