What is Digital Performance

Presenters:

  • Steve Ansell: Artistic Director stage@leeds/stage@leedsDigital
  • Natalie Bellingham: Co-founder Uncanny Theatre
  • Matt Allen: Founder of Closed Forum and Guild Producer East street Arts
  • Frank Finlay: Dean of Cultural Engagement, University of Leeds
  • Matthew Harrup: stage@leeds
  • Jacob Justice: Open Source and University of Leeds student
  • Dr. Amelia Knowlson: Teaching fellow, University of Leeds
  • Jessica Rowland: stage@leeds

Our digital creative literacy has had an enormous boost during the period of lock down. Digital platforms like ‘Teams’ and ‘Zoom’ have become as familiar as Facebook and Youtube. Many creatives have moved on-line with a raft of singer songwriters delivering gigs from their couches and cultural heavyweights such as the National Theatre and Sadlers Wells broadcasting shows from their websites. But is this really digital performance and what happens when we go back to (the new) normal?

A panel discussion about what constitutes Digital Performance and what the future might look like for digital creatives in the future.

What is Digital Performance