Drama and New Media at IDEA2007

You may be interested in these sites emerging from the Drama and New Media SIG at the IDEA WORLD CONGRESS in Hong Kong http://dramaNmedia.wikispaces.com http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=3481320636 Also C&T are building an archive of Drama related podcasts http://www.candt.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=72&Itemid=31 We also managed to make a bit of a splash during the Keynote session today. When was the last […]

Metaxis comes to Second Life

I was quite surprised today when I was reading through the materials arriving from the Second Life Educators mailing list.  Someone referred to Boal’s concept of “metaxis”… my stunned response follows… Yay!! See I told everyone drama was useful for something in the realm of technology.This phenomenon is discussed briefly in a recently released book.  […]

from the Shadows – Second Life Theatre

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cWF438HgJAThis is a short sample of an online play presented recently in Second Life.  I am currently working on a two-pronged approach to the use of Drama in Second Life.  The first is my primary research interest of Process Drama (improvised drama around a theme or issue to learn about your relationship to that issue) […]