The National Theatre is Incorporating VR into Its Creative Process

By: Erica Francis - Aug 8, 2016
References: econsultancy
London-based National Theatre launched its own VR theatre studio in an effort to aid in the creative process of its production teams. Recently, the crew and cast of the show 'The Plough and the Stars' had the opportunity to wear the Oculus Rift and immerse themselves into the film 'Easter Rising.' Though the VR theatre studio is not open to the public and is just for the creative use of writers, actors and directors, the company is looking to develop ideas and possibly create future innovative experiences for the theatre's audience.

The theatre company already released a VR related experience for the public once before in an installation called '' That is an example of National Theatre's awareness it needs to deviate from the concept of VR cinema, where people simply sit down and watch something, and find a way to incorporate the experience relatable to live plays.