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Fraught with Madness: A Playwriting SIP About Ideas, Drugs and Lunacy
Bipolar disorder or manic-depressive illness is a mood disorder that affects about I% of the U.S. population. The illness gets its name for how it cycles between episodes of mania and depression. Originally a Bipolar II, ...
An Actors Workshop
In order to gain a holistic approach to the work between Michael and I, and to the script/production that would be receiving the changes and evolution, I tried to develop a four-pronged focus. Divided amongst Physical 1 ...
Tall Telling : Paul Bunyan, Adaptation, and New Play Development
The author discusses how her study of oral tradition in Kenya inspired a play adapting the North American legend of Paul Bunyan for the theatre. Three drafts of the play are included.
This House is Not a Home : a Playwrighting SIP
The author describes the process of transforming her own family story into a play about a young man struggling with anger toward his suicidal depressed mother and how he is able to resolve his feelings in therapy.
Is This What Shakespeare Intendeth? How Directial Decisions Influence the Final Production
The author explores the different directorial choices of ten different directors in the context of a variety of Shakespearean productions she attended in 2009. A director is the person responsible for the interpretation ...
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.
Computer-Aided Drafting for Lighting Design
The author describes how her interest in theatrical design comes from a desire to pursue both creative and analytical studies, and how she decided to teach herself how to use the computer-assisted design program Vectorworks, ...
Four Way Fold: Exploring Tools for a more Holistic Education
The structure of what follows is based upon the structure of the book The Four Fold Way. There are four core sections, each centered around one of the four archetypes: The Warrior, The Healer, The Visionary, and The ...