By creating this grant, the three partners of the European Performing Arts and Transmedia Lab Pilot Scheme are continuing their joint reflection on contemporary stage writing practices. These practices include theatre, dance, music and digital arts can also be crossed and hybrid forms. Specifically, the laboratory would like to see the artistic teams use transmedia as a means of approaching so-called “stage” writing in innovative ways.
Transmedia storytelling is primarily practiced in the audiovisual and gaming sectors, with very few experiments in the performing arts to date. The purpose of this grant is to give artists an opportunity to explore, experiment and subvert the various possibilities offered by the contemporary stage through the prism of transmedia.