No more solo geniuses

December 19, 2012theater

I think that the most interesting aspect of this article is that it’s a celebration of “creative teams” and the work that they to create together. It gives me hope that we’re moving beyond the solo romantic genius idea and further towards the acceptance that excellent theater is the result of collaborative teams.     ‘Einstein’ and ‘Dog … Read More

Theater and Nations

December 16, 2012theater

“The theatre is one of the most expressive and useful instruments for building up a country, it is the barometer of its greatest or decline. An intelligent theatre, well orientated in all its branches … can change the sensibility of people within a few years; a disintegrated theatre, with clumsy hooves instead of wings, can … Read More

Video games vs. Theater

December 14, 2012Uncategorized

So based on this comment: “in the future we won’t watch scripted passive entertainment, we will watch people interacting with complex simulated environments.” from Metafilter and this comment   Part of the magic of games is that they can give us experience with difficult social problems through this direct interaction.  They are thought experiments, actualized.  In … Read More