An android based on rakugo storyteller Katsura Beicho (86) was unveiled at a theatre in Osaka Japan, where it will perform in ten minute intervals for audiences from August 1st. “Looking at the various parts, there are certain similarities,” he said as he watched it perform, but was quick to add it made him feel […]
A robot puppet play based on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was one of the attractions at ROBORAMA, which took place in Italy.
The singing and dancing android makes another appearance.
Video of the HRP-4C Dancing Robot Project from the Digital Content Expo 2010.
Robots are increasingly being used in stage plays, including a puppet show in South Korea.
KITECH’S female android, EveR-3, is starring in a stage play called The Robot and the Seven Dwarfs, based on the classic fairytale.
AIST is working with an actress, a dance choreographer, and Tokyo University’s IRT Laboratory on a “Dancing Robot Project”, set to debut sometime in 2010.
Robots take back the stage in three separate productions, each of which taking place only months after the last.