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Falling For It : a Play in Three Acts
The author discusses the ongoing evolution of her play, Falling For It, an urban tale that she characterizes for her mentor as "Sex, drugs, and the Wizard of Oz."
He Knows When You Are Sleeping : A Playwriting SIP About Santa Claus For Actors and Puppets
The author describes how the play, He Knows When You Are Sleeping, began as a joke about the origins of Santa Claus as a norseman who fought and killed the gods of Norse mythology, and turned into a play complete with a ...
The Road to Rome : Finding a Path to Professional Playwriting
The author presents a manual for aspiring student playwrights, including a summary of undergraduat degree programs, festival opportunities, graduate study programs, fellowships, case studies of three recent graduates who ...
Horror on Stage : A Playwrighting Study, and Two Drafts of November 1st, a Horror Play
The author discusses his personal attachment to the horror genre, the elements of horror, and the process of drafting the play, November 1st. Two drafts of the play are included.
The Aesthetic Development of Internal : From Text Creation to Final Production
The author describes the process of planning, writing, revising, and directing an original play.
I Played the Pipes for You : A Musical Theater Production
An original play written, composed, and directed by the author.
The Music Therapist : a Playwriting SIP in A Psychiatric Hospital
The author describes the development of a play inspired by his experience volunteering with the music therapist at the Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital. Included are two drafts of the play.
Priorities : A Playwriting Project
The author describes the process of adapting Jane Austen's last novel Persuasion into a play set in contemporary New York city with the modern heroine, Annie, studying to be a doctor.
The Epic Cycle and an Ancient sculpture: The Origins of Theatre, Tantalus and Laocoon
In the 2500 years since the advent of "Greek Tragedy," the thirty-eight plays that comprise the relatively small extant corpus have had immeasurable influence. From them has evolved all of Western Theatre--a daunting ...
"Broken Promise Land": A series of monologues based on women in Tijuana, Mexico
The first ideas for my SIP came from two places. During the summer of my Junior year I wrote a research paper about the affects the Maquiladora industry had on women in Northern Mexico. Maquiladoras are large factories ...