Theatre and cultural heritage could be an important source of income for countries in Europe. With the covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown, the digital technologies were increasingly used in order to broadcast cultural performances all over the world and reach new audiences. This allowed the theatre organizations to understand their opportunity to organize performances also for an audience that is geographically distant for them. This represented a significant growth opportunity and a chance to increase employability in the sector. However, a theatre performance consists of live actors who create art in front of a live audience in real time and a pre-recorded video does not constitute a theatre performance. Therefore, it is necessary, in order to contribute to the digital transformation of the sector, that the theatres organize live streaming performances. The organization of these live performances require specific skills (both artistic and technical) from the professionals involved in order to produce sustainable quality cultural performances that could reach a national or international audience. In the present time, the possibilities for specialization in the field of theatre and professional development related with the use of technologies are almost non-existent. These professions include light designers, sound designers, experts related with on demand and live streaming broadcasting, video art technicians, stage and costume designers, makeup artists. These professions are specialized in a field that is not related with theatre and do not receive any training in relation with the specificities of the theatre sector.

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