Ideas for using Twitter in Museum Theatre
This article was original published in the newsletter of the International Museum Theatre Alliance – Asia Pacific (IMTALAP).
Last weekend I tried to explain to my Mum, Uncles, Aunt and 92 year-old Grandma the value of Twitter. It was so hard. I was met with many sceptical looks or polite smile-and-nods. The truth is that Twitter’s power and value is difficult to explain in theory, it needs to be experienced. It needs to be experienced over a fair amount of time.
I’ve been making a concerted effort to ‘learn’ Twitter since July last year, and it’s only been in the last three months that I’ve really come to appreciate and vouch for it’s worth. If you’re keen to work productively with Twitter, and I will argue that’s a very worthwhile pursuit, then I recommend giving yourself a good amount of time to play first.
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