The Journal of The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers
Online ISSN : 1881-6908
Print ISSN : 1342-6907
ISSN-L : 1342-6907
New Noh-style Stage Performance using 3D Motion Data
Asako SogaMasahito ShibaJonah Salz
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2011 Volume 65 Issue 2 Pages 218-223


Recently many live performances have featured the use of information technologies, for example, projecting visual images. We created a new Noh-style stage performance based on traditional forms combined with a modern arrangement using information technologies. In the performance, we had virtual actors presented by CG animation act on the Noh stage. We used human motion data obtained by a motion capture system to create the movements of the virtual actors and had them act with the real actors. We describe the method of projection in a traditional Noh theater, the creation of virtual actors using 3D-motion data, and the method of controlling virtual actors.

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