Theatron

From The Digital Classicist Wiki
Revision as of 14:33, 5 October 2006 by Sysadmin (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

Theatron

http://kvl.cch.kcl.ac.uk/theatron.html

http://www.theatron.org/

History

The THEATRON application has been produced by a European consortium including leading academic institutions, architectural and information technology specialists and part-funded by the European Commission. THEATRON represents the first serious attempt to bring the study of virtual reality computer models within the scope of a humanities subject.

The Primary objective was to carry out a carefully focused programme of work, addressing the use of multi-media for teaching European theatre history.

After gathering and closely evaluating examples of current needs and best practice in a variety of institutions engaged in the teaching of theatre, the consortium has created an online software application. This currently consists of 10 3D virtual architectural theatres from across Europe, with a user interface enabling students and teachers to access graphical and textual material, illustrating and exploring the history, evolution, variety and current range of theatrical practice in Europe.

Personal tools