DIGITAL
January 2018

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If it’s going to be digital, it has to be meaningful and relevant

Roll up your sleeves and get dirty. Go ahead and get geeky… It’s 2017 so our classrooms and learning labs should reflect this. But how? Drama is a practical class - we don’t spend a lot of time (if any) at desks. How can we make it a...

Exploring digital theatre in Terms & Conditions

new ways, alternative ways, of expressing ourselves By Darren Scully and the Shanghai Performing Arts Academy ensemble: Rui Cunha, Anne Drouet (Founder and Director of ISTA’s PAA Shanghai) and Jez Gregg This article is an account of the...

My digital music world

I embrace and welcome the digital world. I grew up listening to music played by real musicians who were put in front of microphones, playing real instruments in a real physical room. Today, most recording budgets are simply not big enough for...

The digital revolution: a romance of new artistic dimensions

The human desire for connection has fuelled the growth of a socially cyber-connected community. Timothy Howe Digital revolution! The ever-evolving technological landscape is providing theatre-makers and artists with artistic pathways that...

Meeting Muuti

I think we owe it to ourselves to adapt and use new emergent technologies. I’ve always enjoyed messing with technology in theatre. I think a lot of teachers out there in the IB world do too. ISTA itself has always championed experimentation,...

The digital experience at the theatre

Digital technology has arrived and it is here to stay. What is not digital nowadays? The definition of what digital means continues to change over time as new technologies, user devices, methods of interaction with other humans and devices...

Productivity pluses

The digital domain offers a world of potential. “Even the cables are making me want to get to work!” exclaimed one eleven-year old recently as he began work on the technical set-up. His enthusiasm was absolutely exciting for me as his...

Red Fly/Blue Bottle: theatre and technology

Look closer at the world. Listen more carefully. On a circle of vellum an out-sized fly buzzes and shimmers, shape-shifting into the face of an old lady. The fly takes the form of a video pieced together from processed found footage - jumpy,...