This chapter deals with the influence of technology in body-based art forms such as dance and theatre. The author puts forward the theory that the chronophotography of the 1920s and body-based conditioning rules such as biomechanics, choreutics, and eurythmics are also viewed as technological advancements. These body-based conditioning rules along with the sensors, high-technology cameras, and techniques of computer imaging brought about a revolution in the field of dance and theatre. A number of artists from the 1960s to the 1990s used ancient as well as modern technologies to transform the dance and theatre art forms. The chapter concludes with a detailed analysis of how recent technologies such as computer, cameras, and imaging techniques have influenced the fields of dance and theatre.
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