The Simulated Environment for Theatre
(SET) is a 3D environment for reading,
exploring, and directing plays. Designed
and developed by a multidisciplinary team
of researchers, SET uses the Unity game
engine to allow users to both author and
playback digital theatrical productions.
American Society for Theatre Research
and Theatre Library Association 2012
With Kathryn Harvey of the University of Guelph Archives,
we're looking forward to delivering "Is There an Archivist
in the Sim? Literacy as Agency in a Post-positivist, Mixed-media
Virtual Theatre Archive".
SET goes to SDH/SEMI for Congress '12
We're looking forward to delivering "Control Freaks:
An Iterative Story of Designing a Scholarly Theatrical
Environment in 3D".
SET and Queen's Men Editions at Queen's University's
"Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and
Our paper "Virtual Collaboration Across Time and Space:
Substance and Citation" asked how SET can bring theatre
history and textual editing together in digital editions
of early modern English plays.
SET goes to Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2012
We're looking forward to delivering our paper "Soulpepper
Theatre's 2011 Revivals: Reproducing and Redefining the
Canadian Theatre Canon" in Washington, D.C. this August
2012. Our paper considers how a virtual archive can account
for the material conditions that alter and reinvent our
understanding of the Canadian theatre canon.