How can theatre work in a digital space? Can we emotionally engage with a live streamed performance? What are the new ways to bring arts and entertainment to remote audiences? Adapting to a new normal means learning the basics of this medium. Let's share our experiences and develop a new language in live + digital arts.
Jesse MacMillan is the Technical Director of the Festival of Live Digital Arts (FOLDA) and the Arts Stage Technician at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts in Kingston, ON. Jesse currently teaches a Live Streaming course at the National Theatre School and works as the Video Director for Ottawa Chamberfest. In the last few months Jesse was the Video Streaming Lead for the Bader Overton Cello Competition and the Ballytobin Live From the Isabel Series this past summer as well as Technical Director for The Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition in it's online version this past September.