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Robert Matney

Robert Matney is Technology Director for Hidden Room Theatre and for Breaking String Theater, a Board Trustee for Austin Shakespeare, a stage and voice actor and director, and a web technologist with Polycot Associates. Most recently, Robert played Sebastian Topflyte in Invisible, Inc., and Duke Humphrey in Rose Rage (both for Hidden Room Theatre), Piero in Big Love for Shrewd Productions, the title role in Uncle Vanya for Breaking String Theater, and Pompey in Measure For Measure for Austin Shakespeare. You can battle Robert’s voice as Doctor Psycho in the video game DC Universe Online. Robert was a speaker or presenter at South By Southwest Interactive 2013, 2012 and 2011, as well as Fusebox Festival 2011. Robert will next travel throughout Russia as a delegate and technology coordinator with the Beyond The Capitals II program.

A statue and a building in Austin, Texas.
Hacking Theater In A Networked World
Essay

Hacking Theater In A Networked World

15 April 2013

Robert Matney writes about the various ways in which theater companies are adapting and thriving by incorporating technology into their practice.