Interactive Acting offers a wealth of concepts, tools, and philosophy for the creation of interactive performance experiences. The information and techniques are useful for improvisers, inter-actors, designers of interactive narrative, as well as those interested in understanding what makes participatory engagement succeed or fail.
This book has been adopted for course work at universities across the United States. The numerous tools to facilitate engagement are illustrated by practical examples and can be applied by performers, writers, directors, and designers. Also included are introductions to a variety of interactive performance styles, related readings, and a comprehensive glossary of terms.
For anyone looking to engage audiences, end-users, trainees, or customers in co-creative experiences, this book is an essential read.
Interactive Acting: acting, improvisation, and interacting for audience participatory theatre
by Jeff Wirth
Published by Fall Creek Press
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