Sunday, June 17, 2018

2018 ART: EDU: Immersive theater in OpenSim: Scenes from Antony and Cleopatra


Immersive theater in OpenSim:  
Scenes from Antony and Cleopatra

Outworldz presents a beautifully choreographed scene from Shakespeare play, performed by bots (in OpenSim we call them Non-Player Characters--NPCs).  The lines are delivered in text.  A group studying the play could assign group members to deliver the lines aloud. 

SparkNotes 
Antony and Cleopatra is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. The play was performed first circa 1607 at the Blackfriars Theatre or the Globe Theatre by the King's Men. Its first appearance in print was in the Folio of 1623. -- Wikipedia

Go there 

  • HG address:
  • www.outworldz.com:9000 Egypt
  • Put the HG address in the Find bar of the World Map; click Find, TP
  • If this does not work, go to:
  • www.outworldz.com:9000 
  • Then use the World Map to find Egypt.
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Arrival at the Dock
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Theater entrance
Cleopatra speaks to her servants
  • I am a bystander in the background.
  • The show should be running when you arrive.
  • If you are planning to bring a class, better contact Fred Beckusen 
  • to be sure it is running at class time
  • Best enter flying.  There may be an asp on the floor.
  • No worry.  Avatars are Toons.
Octavius talks with Cleopatra
Act 5 Antony and Cleopatra
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Cleopatra talks to Octavius
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Immersive theater
The HG Safarians are bystanders
  • The performers are animated robots (called NPCs in OpenSim).
  • They do not speak their lines; the lines appear in text chat.
  • In a group of students, a student could be assigned to each character.
  • The student would speak the line aloud.  
  • HG Safari Visits Egypt 30 BC
HG Safarians watch the show
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These soldiers march all the time
Robots are like that
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