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Performance and Technology

Course Code ART-413
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

Interactive forms of theatre, dance, music and media result in the audience becoming part of the performance. Students of this course will examine the changing relation of technology to performance, performativity and the interchangeable roles of author, creator and user in the broader cultural environment landscape. This course will examine the immersive potential of Wagner’s "Ring" Cycle to the performance art evolving from futurism to Schechner’s theatre performance studies and contemporary forms of digital media.