Net Theater

Conceived by Rachel Birnbaum & Larry Birnbaum

A joint project of the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) and the School of Communication (Dept. of Theatre), Net Theater is a dynamically-generated theater piece involving a computer program using intelligent search technology to rearrange data from the Internet and deliver it to actors in real time.

 

 


"Online, Onstage"

a live demo featuring theatre, technology, and the internet

June 2013
Norris Student Center at Northwestern University

Produced and Directed by Rachel Birnbaum, Tristan Powell, Louis Schermerhorn, and Robert Kalas

A joint project of the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) and the School of Communication (Dept. of Theatre), "Online, Onstage" is a dynamically-generated theater piece involving a computer program using intelligent search technology to rearrange data from the Internet and deliver it to actors in real time.

Technology by Patrick McNally and Shaker Islam

Faculty Advisors: Larry Birnbaum, Kris Hammond, and Michael Rohd

Featuring: Emily Olcott, Tracy Smith, Aleah Papes, and Louis Schermerhorn


 

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