Performing Robots


[SPRING Utrecht] Masterclass New Technologies in Performing Arts

  On Friday 20 May at Het Huis Utrecht, participants will be introduced to the NAO Re-Wired and Improvising Robots research projects, that are being developed as part of Acting Like a Robot: Theatre as Testbed for the Robot Revolution. This research is about the way theatre and robotics may mutually inform and inspire one another. NAO Re-Wired…

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Ulrike Quade Company presents Future Stages #2

Ulrike Quade Company, onze partner in het Acting Like a Robot onderzoek organiseert drie bijeenkomsten over theater & Technologie:     Denk met ons mee over de relatie tussen technologie en de podiumkunsten Datums: 23 maart | 20 april | 11 mei Yes! Vorig jaar geannuleerd door de pandemie…maar we mogen weer! Onder de naam Future…

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Second Workshop on Rule Based Robot Improvisation

Marit Adriaanse   On Friday the 11th of February, the second workshop on rule based robot improvisation of the Acting Like a Robot Research Project took place. The workshops are meant as a place for the exploration of rule-based improvisation techniques as a means for the development of Human-Robot Interaction. This workshop consisted of a…

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Re-Wired NAO Project

Irene Alcubilla Troughton     In this project, Acting like a Robot collaborates with Ulrike Quade (director of the Ulrike Quade Company) in the exploration of the relationship between robot and puppet, as well as programmer and puppeteer. The goal of this project is two-fold: on the one hand, it tries to explore the theatrical…

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Socially Intelligent Robotics Workshop

Marijke Hessels The tenth of july was a first for a lot of things. Research collaborators of the Acting Like A Robot project Ulrike Quade and Koen Hindriks met again in real life, after a period of online meetings as we have all grown accustomed to. A short and experimental new module for students of…

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Socially Intelligent Robotics Workshop and Performance

A first collaboration between Ulrike Quade Company and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam took place in June in the frame of a master’s programme workshop aimed at creating Socially Intelligent Robots. A final performance showing the results of such workshop was developed. Here you will see the documentation of that event.   The pictures were taken by…

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