The Ancient Roots of Larp


Friday, 11:45-12:45

Whispering Woods

Mike Pohjlola talks about the history and pre-history of larp from Egyptian ritual dramas to Greek Tragedy to commedia dell'arte to improvisational theatre to boy scouts and pioneers and Hungarian summer camps.
Mike Pohjola
Mike is a renowned author, playwright, game designer, filmmaker, entrepreneur and interactive storyteller. He is also the chairman of the role-playing association Avatar ry and the founder of Beyond Play, co-founder of Company P, both companies combining larp with other media.