Towards Intelligent Interactive Theatre: Drama Management as a Way of Handling Performance

  • Nic Velissaris
  • Jessica Rivera-Villicana
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11869)


In this paper, we present a new modality for intelligent interactive narratives within the theatre domain. We discuss the possibilities of using an intelligent agent that serves as a drama manager and as an actor that plays a character within the live theatre experience. We pose a set of research challenges that arise from our analysis towards the implementation of such an agent, as well as potential methodologies as a starting point to bridge the gaps between current literature and the proposed modality.


Interactive Narrative Drama Management AI actor Player modelling Believable characters Choice-Based Narrative Interactive theatre 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Applied Artificial Intelligence InstituteDeakin UniversityBurwoodAustralia
  2. 2.MelbourneAustralia

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