robert lepage

Books: Digital Performance – A History of New Media in Theater, Dance, Performance Art, and Installation

Digital Performance – A History of New Media in Theater, Dance, Performance Art, and Installation [amazonify]0262042355[/amazonify] Winner, 2008 Lewis Mumford Award for Outstanding Scholarship in the Ecology of Technics given by the Media Ecology Association (MEA). and Winner, Music and the Performing Arts category, 2007 Professional/Scholarly Publishing Awards for Excellence Competition presented by the Association of American Publishers, Inc. The past decade has seen an extraordinarily intense period of experimentation with computer technology within the performing arts. Digital media has been increasingly incorporated into live theater and dance, and new forms of interactive performance have emerged in participatory installations, on CD-ROM, and on the Web. In Digital Performance,...

#WTSTW: Robert Lepage @bam_brooklyn, Young Jean Lee @cakeshopnyc, Rude Mechs @dancetworkshop

#WTSTW = What To See This Weekend The Nightingale and Other Short Fables BAM Howard Gilman Opera House Mar 1, 3 & 4, 2011 at 7:30pm Mar 6, 2011 at 3pm US Premiere Presented by the Canadian Opera Company and BAM By Igor Stravinsky Conducted by Johannes Debus Directed by Robert Lepage A theatrical alchemist who combines music, movement, and song into invariably mesmerizing productions, Robert Lepage (Lipsynch, 2009 Next Wave; the Metropolitan Opera’s new Ring cycle) returns to BAM with The Nightingale and Other Short Fables, a brilliant assemblage of works by Stravinsky (Ragtime, Pribaoutki, The Fox, and others) bound together by an inspired mix of pan-Asian puppetry, opera, acrobatics—and 20,000 gallons of water. The centerpiece of this work is Stravinsky’s ingenious take on Hans Christ...