Artistic Collaborations via Skype: Turning Distance into Drama

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

  • Derek Kolluri
  • Judd Farris
  • Rachel Watkinson

Saturday 12th March, 2011

9:30am to 10:30am (CST)

Skype and other video conferencing tools now enable distance to become an asset (and a sexy marketing tool) rather than a deal-breaker in collaborations between artists on the other side of the world. Austin company the Hidden Room and London company Look Left Look Right are working on two cutting edge theatre projects together via Skype (one Shakespeare, one improvisational comedy) and are finding inspiration and a solid new work model. International rehearsal demonstration included!

LEVEL: Intermediate

About the speakers

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Robert Matney

Web, mobile, social professional. Producer at @br8kingstring. Dir of tech at @thehiddenroom. Lay Shakespeare scholar. Cancer survivor. Husband. bio from Twitter

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Derek Kolluri
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Beth Burns

Artistic director of the Hidden Room Theatre and theatrical super-fox. bio from Twitter

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Conor Roche

Head of Broadcast & New Media, Roundhouse, London. NESTA Fellow as part of the Clore Leadership Programme. Interested in technology, the arts and education. bio from Twitter

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Judd Farris
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Rachel Watkinson
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Mimi Poskitt

Artistic Director of Look Left Look Right - a documentary theatre company @LookLeftLookRt. Director of interactive, site specific and one on one experiences. bio from Twitter

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Time 9:30am10:30am CST

Date Sat 12th March 2011


Room 18ABCD, Austin Convention Center

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