Symposium Schedule

Live Theatre Broadcast Symposium

9.30 Coffee and Registration

10.00 Welcome

10.05 Keynote: John Wyver (Director, Illuminations Media)
The Early Imaginary of Event Cinema, 1878-1953

10.50 Panel: ‘Audiences and Para-Performance’
Julie Raby (York St. John University) ‘@shaksper ‘Now watching you live taking your seat’: The audience in the theatre during Live Theatre Broadcasts.’

Joe Attard (King’s College, London) ‘First time for everything! The ‘Opera Virgins’ project and opera cinema as a new cultural experience’

Lib Taylor (University of Reading) ‘Phenomenologies of Para-Performance’

11.50 Tea and Coffee

12.15 Keynote: Marcus Romer (Artistic Director of Pilot Theatre)

1pm Lunch

1.45pm Keynotes: Professor Judith Buchanan (Director of Humanities Research Centre) & Ross MacGibbon (Royal Opera House Cinema Screen Director) in Conversation

2.35pm Panel: ‘Spectatorship’
Adam Burgess (University of Manchester) and Karen Quigley (University of York) ”I was still watching that!’: spectatorial excess and editorial control in live theatre broadcasts.’

Pascale Aebischer (University of Exeter) ‘The ethics of broadcast spectatorship in Cheek by Jowl’s Measure for Measure’

Su-Anne Yeo (Goldsmiths, University of London) ‘Intermediality and the Changing Dimensions of Theatrical Experience: The Case of National Theatre (NT) Live’

3.35pm Refreshments

4pm Panel: Community
Mark Smith (University of York) ‘Group hug retweet: Second screening and a sense of community with Forced Entertainment’

Ben Fletcher-Watson (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland)’Live-streaming to your living room: towards a new model of inclusion’

Martin Franklin (SHPLive) ’Seeding The Cloud: Broadcast Entities and Digital Storytelling’

5pm Panel: ‘Live and After-Lives’
Peter Reichl and Marena Balinova (University of Vienna) ‘The Salome Experience – Live Streaming of Opera Performances for Large Audiences’

Susanne Greenhalgh (University of Roehampton) ‘Theatrical Madeleines: After Live (s) at the National Theatre’

Mikko Kanninen (University of Tampere) ‘What kind of an art form would new ”Digital Theatre” be?’

6pm Close & wine reception


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