In 2018 the Victoria Theatre VR project was created. The University’s IT Services’ Innovation Team (ITSIT) was responsible for the technical side of the project, including creating the 3D model of the theatre, an animated performance on the stage, and custom virtual reality (VR) software for the project. Archival plans and other historic records provided … More Victoria Theatre (1891) VR – technical reconstruction
The Victoria Theatre 3D Reconstruction Project was launched at the Victoria Theatre in Perkins Street, Newcastle on Tuesday 13 November 2018. Gaute Rasmussen and Vendela Pento from the UON’s IT Innovation Team were in involved in creating the VR experience, along with UON Archivist Gionni di Gravio and others in the community. Hunter Living Histories … More Victoria Theatre VR Launch – 13 Nov 2018
As the Victoria Theatre 3D Reconstruction Project enters its final stages, the creators Gaute Rasmussen and Vendela Pento now required musical snippets to provide the musical soul to their virtual reality model. Dr Helen English sourced the scores, and sourced the three singers, whilst Dr Gillian Arrighi engaged Andrew Hermon as musical director, , who … More Victoria Theatre 3D Reconstruction – Now for the music!