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Art Equals Food: The Environmental Impact of Theatre and Practices to Make it Sustainable
This thesis addresses common procedure in sustainable theatre productions, where materials come from and how are they disposed, whether materials are hazardous, and how much waste goes into making theatre.
Playwright in Training
Description of the playwriting process and three plays written by the author: "The Glass Closet," "Disappear Like Smoke," and "Forged Paths." "The Glass Closet" (draft 2) is a play about Thomas, a gay Christian. It’s set ...
Autobiographical Sole Performance: A Playwriting SIP
The memory of sharing stories with friends shaped my conception of a Senior Individualized Project that revolved around personal storytelling. Instead of standing on a stage performing the words of authors and playwrights, ...
Sarah Ludwinski Explains Directing for You
The author describes the process of directing a Kalamazoo College production of Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You by Christopher Durang, including the audition process, set, lighting, and costume design, and the ...
Into the Gloaming
The author describes her decision to produce The Gloaming, Oh My Darling by Megan Terry “because through structure and character Terry explores elements of our culture that are frequently overlooked and misunderstood. More ...
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 ...
Winning the Questions Game: How to Continue with Improv after College
This Senior Individualized Project (SIP) began with a question: 'Where do I go from here?' My SIP was to answer this question. As I peered forward into this misty haze of the future, I sought insight in considering my ...
Totally Responsible for Totally Everything: A Guide to Stage Management at Kalamazoo College
Thus far, every book I've read concerning Stage Management, including the previous SIPs written on the subject, begin by saying something about the role of a stage manager and the qualities it takes to do the job well. ...