Imagine a day in the life of a young William Shakespeare. Explore his experience through augmented realities and see Shakespeare’s world through a new lens.

Augmented reality technology - similar to popular apps like Pokémon Go and BBC Civilisations - here brings to life a version of Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon - complete with performances by RSC actors and associate artists. 
To create the performances, the actors were recorded using photogrammetry and motion capture before being turned into avatars - digital versions of themselves.
Commenting on the exhibition, RSC Artistic       Director Gregory Doran said: “Dioramas were very popular in the 19th century. They involved large-scale models with vast panoramas which could transport excited audiences into the midst of a battlefield, a storm at sea, or onto the slopes of an erupting volcano.
“Our dioramas are digital. We’ve combined an old technique with the latest technology to take you right into Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon. We’ve invited a great cast of RSC alumni to perform tiny extracts from Shakespeare’s plays to illustrate a journey from birthplace to graveyard, and introduce the Seven Ages of Man.”

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