ODYSSEUS – interactive visuals

Petko Tanchev (BG)


The visual environment of the theatrical performance Odysseus is based on custom-made live interactive motion-tracking system. The whole media content is generated in TouchDesigner by using shaders, particles, 3D rendering techniques and post-processing effects. The visuals reacts to actors movements by drawing abstract textures which extends their bodies on stage.

Odysseus is a project of the Drama Theater in Plovdiv, part of the Plovdiv-European Capital of Culture program 2019. The dramaturgy is based on Homer and written by Alexander Sekulov.


director - Diana Dobreva

stage design and costumes - Mira Kalanova

interactive digital environment – Petko Tanchev (SenseLab)

music - Petya Dimanova

live music - Yannis Pantazis

choreography - Deyan Georgiev