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'Theatre is a communal act of anticipation of the sharing of story between performer and audience member. Contemporary performance has a focus on achieving intimacy between the two through spatial and sensory 'closeness'. Artists supply this, aided by live projection, radio microphone technology and multi-layered, ever-present soundscapes to create an immersive experience. Comprehensive technological augmentation of theatre allows for the minutiae of a live performance to be amplified, creating such intimacy.' (Publication abstract)

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    y separately published work icon Australasian Drama Studies no. 79 December 2021 23749528 2021 periodical issue

    'In approaching the editorial for this special issue, we began by reflecting on the processes that we had been through in writing and gathering content. Meeting in Yoni Prior’s backyard, we began preliminary discussions just before the pandemic hit again and agreed that we wanted to include lots of conversations. We wanted to make space in the issue for people to talk. The pandemic initially upset this desire to place the recorder on the table and talk, but as is all too familiar now, Zoom offered us the chance to extend our conversations across locked-down suburbs, closed borders, even oceans, and to gather people together in new ways. So, coming to write the editorial, we thought it best to continue the theme of talking. Locked down as we still were in Melbourne, we met over Zoom to discuss new dramaturgies of sound and vision. (Pia Johnson and Miles O'Neil Editorial introduction)

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