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According to Bates (2017), traditional live performance is often perceived to be direct and unmediated. In other words, the relationship between the performer and their audience is mediated by the camera and other film apparatus in theatre. In particular, Layne (2015) explains that stage actors appear as the ‘authors’ of whatever they perform, while recorded performance actors appear to follow a certain script, often provided by the directors and editors. Conclusively, a performance that is recorded and presented later on is not as impactful as that which is performed on set right before the audience. Stage acting is usually considered immediate and portrays the message as compared to film or recorded performances. The propositions of Auslander (2008) on live and technologically mediated performance offers one of the main insights into reading aloud. A presentation that is carried out right before children appears natural and immediate as compared to record voice notes or videos that pass a similar message.