Commedia dell’Arte and New Technologies

The first DVD realized in 2005 by SAT association and IALS with some of the recorded interviews by incommedia.it to prove that today Commedia dell’Arte is still living and there is a keen interest around his practices. The DVD is composed by three sections:

  • A brief presentation of one of the more actual use of Commedia dell’Arte: a multiuser virtual game, no more online, builded following the Commedia dell’Arte techniques to permit users to improvise on a virtual stage. If you want more information on it go to Commedia Game.
  • In the second section the Mask is presented, from the construction to the opinions of the actors that work with it.
  • In the third section the improvisation technique is analized tryng to understand his importance and if it is still used in the Commedia dell’Arte today performance.
  • The last section is dedicated at the actuality of Commedia dell’Arte, questioning if it is possible to adapt it to the modern situation, what should be done to protect, to promote and to valorize his tradition.

The DVD has english subtitles.

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