Real Time Interactive Technology with Dance using Microsoft Kinect

  • Ben Glover
This project studied and developed the use of interactive technology in dance with Rachel Johnson who was studying for the MA in Choreography at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Three visualisations were developed in openFrameworks using Microsoft Kinect to provide real time interactivity using Open Kinect and OpenNI drivers. A set of visualisation parameters were identified that could be adjusted by a choreographer using a graphical user interface to provide artistic control of the visualisation. Workshops were held with dancers at Trinity Laban to test software and discuss development ideas.