Reframing Immersive Theatre: The Politics and Pragmatics of by James Frieze

By James Frieze

This various selection of essays and stories demanding situations serious orthodoxies in regards to the twenty-first century growth in immersive theatre and function. A culturally and institutionally eclectic variety of manufacturers and critics comprehensively think again the time period ‘immersive’ and the practices it's been used to explain. utilising ecological, phenomenological and political principles to either well known and lesser-known performances, contributing students and artists bargains clean principles at the ethics and practicalities of participatory functionality. those principles interrogate claims that experience often been made through manufacturers and by way of critics that participatory functionality extends engagement. those claims are interrogated throughout 9 dimensions of engagement: physically, technological, spatial, temporal, non secular, performative, pedagogical, textual, social. Enquiry is focussed alongside the next seams of research: the player as co-designer; the demanding situations dealing with the facilitator of immersive/participatory functionality; the demanding situations dealing with the critic of immersive/participatory functionality; how and why immersion problems barriers among the fabric and the magical.

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