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Interweaving Social: An Interview With The Royal Shakespeare Company's Sarah Ellis, Part 3

In the final part of her interview Digital Producer Sarah Ellis of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) expands upon the technical aspects of ‘Midsummers Night’s Dreaming’ and the complexities surrounding artist rights in the social media realm. Together with Google, the RSC expanded the theatre experience into social media, prompting narration, content creation, and collaboration among audience members and the story’s characters.

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New Podcast Available: Michael Mael, Technology as a Tool to Reach New Audiences

AMT Lab Editor Stewart Urist sat down with the Executive Director of Washington National Opera, Michael Mael, for a wide ranging discussion about his career and the opportunities technology brings to the arts.

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Interweaving Social: An Interview With The Royal Shakespeare Company's Sarah Ellis, Part 2

In the second part of her interview, Sarah Ellis, the Digital Producer of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), expands upon the intricacies of introducing both audiences and actors into the world of a digital play. ‘Midsummer’s Nights Dreaming’ was an innovative digital experiment which explored storytelling and audience engagement online using social media.

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Redefining Boundaries at the Museum: Crowdsourced Exhibition at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History

Since December 19, 2014 the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History has featured an exhibit of works relating to the ocean, with painting and sculptures by established artists alongside works by local residents. The exhibit includes a wide variety of art, ranging from professional artists’ works to two year-olds’ drawings. Everybody’s Ocean is a partially crowd-sourced and partially curated exhibition presenting everyone’s personal relationship with the sea. 

Interweaving Social: An Interview With The Royal Shakespeare Company's Sarah Ellis, Part 1

In the first part of her interview, Sarah Ellis, the Digital Producer of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), discusses the inspiration, preparation, and implementation of Midsummer Night’s Dreaming, a rendition of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream hosted largely online, in real-time over the course of 3 days.  Ms. Ellis sits down with AMT Lab's Kristen Sorek West to discuss how, together with Google’s Creative Lab, the RSC brought to life over 50 characters using social media profiles, characterized content, and real-time conversations with audiences.

To read Part I of the interview click here

 

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