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Technical Demo: How to Build a Wonder Dome

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Explore the intersection of cutting-edge technology, live performance and interactive storytelling with the Wonder Dome.

Created by Center for Science and the Imagination research fellow Daniel Fine, the Wonder Dome is a state-of-the-art performance space that uses motion tracking, lighting and projection technology to create immersive environments and tell new kinds of stories about science, creativity and human connection. The Dome enables performers to engage the audience in ways that go far beyond the passive experience common in traditional theatre.

Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the technologies and theories that power the Wonder Dome!

Daniel Fine

Daniel is an assistant professor of Digital Media in Performance at The University of Iowa. He has a co-appointment in Dance and is a core faculty member of the Public Digital Arts Cluster. Daniel is an artist, scholar, and technologist working in immersive, responsive, mediated environments, site-specific locations and installations for interactive users, audiences and live performance. By […]