It Was Time for a Facelift: This site is under construction so please be patient. It’s the new version of a twenty-year-old site that was showing its age. Twenty years ago I launched The Ancient Theatre Archive: a virtual reality tour of Greek and Roman theatre architecture. My mission was to document the appearance and known facts pertaining to ancient Greek and Roman theatres: a study guide if you will for architecture and theatre history students. Read More …
All adventures begin with a map – at least this one did. The location was Ostia Antica, and the date was May 26th, 2001. I was vacationing in Rome with my family. Our itinerary included the usual attractions: Pantheon – check, Forum – check, Vatican – check. They, and many more, were dots on my much-folded map of Rome. My eldest daughter recommended I add one additional landmark, Ostia Antica, the seaport of ancient Rome. As she said, “It’s easier to get to than Pompeii; it’s just as ruined; there are fewer tourists, and it has the remains of an ancient stone theatre.” Read More …
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|Contributors and Sponsors|
|The following individuals and Institutions graciously provided expertise and assistance in the development of The Ancient Theatre Archive. I am grateful for their contributions and honored by their involvement in this project. |
Bakker, Jan Theo, Ph.D., University of Leiden and The Internet Group Ostia, The Netherlands.
The \\P. Bruce and Virginia C. Benson Foundation
Brilhante, Maria João Monteiro, Ph.D., Scientific Director, Centre for Theatre Studies, Universidade De Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.
Bullard, Anna, Student Research Assistant, Whitman College, 2001, and Developer and Project Manager, Giant Rabbit, LLC.
Burgess, Dana L. Ph.D., Professor of Classics, Whitman College.
Communicating with Technology Initiative with funding from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.
Dickey, Jerry, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Theatre, the University of Arizona.
Falk, Heinrich R., Ph.D., Professor of Theatre, California State University, Northridge.
Foster, Edward E., Ph.D., Mina Schwabacher Professor of English and the Humanities, Whitman College.
Goldman, Andrew, Ph.D., Professor of History, Gonzaga University.
Hardy, Clara Shaw, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Classical Languages, Carleton College.
Heffernan, Amanda, Student Research Assistant, Whitman College, 2003. Hellenic Ministry of Culture
Icten Cengiz, Archeologist, Efes Muzesi, Turkey Internet Group Ostia (IGO).
Jagel, Ian, Abshire Research Assistant, Whitman College, 2008. Johnson, Odai, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Theatre, the University of Washington.
Lavy, Jennifer, Graduate Student in Theatre, the University of Washington.
Louis B. Perry Summer Research Scholarship Fund.
McDowell, Stuart W., Ph. D., Chair and Artistic Director, Department of Theatre, Dance & Motion Pictures, Wright State University.
Martin, Suzanne, Ph.D., Professor of History, Emeritus, Whitman College. Mohler, Frank, Ph.D., Professor of Theatre, Appalachian State University.
National Endowment for the Humanities.
Pitter, Keiko, Chief Technology Officer, Whitman College.
Panttaja, Dean, Ph.D., Professor of Design, Dept. of Theatre and Film, the University of Idaho.
P. Bruce and Virginia C. Benson Foundation
Louis B. Perry Summer Research Scholarship Fund
Polster, Joshua, Ph.D. Professor of Theatre, Emerson College.
Shelmerdine, Cynthia W., Ph.D., Robert M. Armstrong Centennial Professor, Department of Classics, The University of Texas at Austin.
Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
USITT (United States Institute For Theatre Technology, Inc.)
Wells-Thulin, Elizabeth, Student Research Assistant, Whitman College, 2006.
Whitman College, Aid to Faculty Scholarship and Instructional Development Whitman College,
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