Theatre in Virtual Reality (DTVR) is an interdisciplinary performing
art (theatre and dance) incorporating several media.
The development of the project integrates creative web design and
The Digital Theatre project will establish a multi-lingual, European
theatre portal in the Internet, something which has not
existed up to now. The qualitative difference to temporary live broadcasts
of theatre performances in the Internet (streaming) is that this is
internationally navigable Theatre that is genuinely located in the
As "virtual theatre," it is aimed at both culturally and technically
interested audiences, with the special goal of awakening young people's
interest in the theatre through modern technology. The project sees
itself as research into medial expressions for
future of theatre in the age of the Internet. Video and film shoots
with dancers and actors are incorporated into the project with the
goal of gaining image and sound material.
A digital net version of Heinz Grasmück's choreographic work based
on Thomas Mann's Der Zauberberg (The Magic Mountain), augmented by
a production in Portugal, will be developed and serve as a model for
future projects. The complete web application will then be presented
to audiences as an interactive event at Podewil in Berlin as an expression
of contemporary art.