Rethinking Digital – Marcus Romer

Led by freelance Director Marcus Romer, this session will explore how we might begin to rethink digital technologies in our work. How we can re-connect with audiences and how to develop a new approach to Digital thinking in your organisation or practice.

Marcus Romer

Marcus is an award-winning Artistic Director, Writer and Filmmaker. He is a co-founder of Mutiny Studios the art collective who made three new projects for Norfolk and Norwich Festival in May 2021 – these were Provenance, Eleanor and Shifting Lines. He directed ‘As Long As The Heart Beats’ for the National Theatre in Wales, and was Acting Artistic Director for Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds from 2019-2020 where he directed three of their in-house productions. He has been an Associate Artist at Theatre Royal Stratford East where he produced their Live to digital work.

Prior to this he was CEO and Artistic Director of Pilot Theatre, and Arts Council England national touring company. Here he directed many award-winning theatre productions including ‘Lord of the Flies’ ‘Beautiful Thing’ ‘Looking for JJ’ ‘Antigone’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet’. As a filmmaker he wrote the screenplay and directed the feature film ‘The Knife That Killed Me’ which was released by Universal Pictures in 2015.He is a published playwright and his work has been translated and performed across Europe and the USA.

Marcus is a regular speaker and presenter on the use of digital technology in the Arts, and has spoken all over the world, most recently for The European Theatre Convention in Karlsruhe, Germany and the National Theatre of Norway.

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