This week we are looking at Immersive theatre.
Immersive theatre tends to stimulate all five senses—sight and sound, as with
conventional theatre pieces, but also touch, and frequently taste and even smell.
“In immersive theatre, the audience are not merely passive bystanders. They are
part of the story, however small their role may be, and they are in the middle of the action. In an immersive theatre production, the audience in some way plays a role, whether that is the role of witness or the role of an actual character.”
A couple of production companies that specialise in Immersive theatre are Punchdrunk, Shunt and Secret Cinema.
There are lots of different types of immersive theatre such as:
-Faulty Towers Dining Experience
-Murder Mystery evenings
-Hallowscreem type events
Think about whether you have you experienced any of these? How did it make you