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The Last Five Years: The Culmination of My Last Four Years
The Last Five Years, a musical by Jason Robert Brown and my Senior Individualized Project (SIP) , started with one central idea- I wanted to do a project that was the culmination of my entire college experience. My SIP ...
A Journey Through The Last Five Years: Producing a Musical as a Director I Actor
As a student of theatre who possesses a strong background in music I have found myself increasingly interested in the intersection of these two art forms. My academic career at Kalamazoo College has fostered in me ...
A Practical Look at the History of Stage Combat and Production of Weapons
Throughout time, man has been exposed to violence in many forms, whether it is school children in a tuft on the playground, or simply watching a nature program highlighting predatory animals. Fighting and violence are a ...
Work in Progess: A Resource on American Devised Theatre, from Method to Masters
The specific matter I will be covering in relation to the subject will be a brief ' overview of "devised" theatre history, focusing on how it led to the current manifestations that I have focused on within this body of ...
The Role of Aerial Acrobats in Theatrical Circus
The author explores the history, technique, and popularity of the aerial artist from the Roman circus, to the golden age of traveling circuses in 19th Century America, to the modern Cirque du Soleil.
A Crash Course in Flying : Designing and Drafting Ellen Mclaughlin's Tongue of a Bird
The author describes the process of designing and modeling the sets for the Kalamazoo College production of Tongue of a Bird.
The Next five Years: Lighting Design in the Real World
I have been doing lighting in some capacity for the last eight years, ever since I started high school. I always knew that I wanted my SIP to involve that part of my life in some way, but even in my sophomore year I ...
The Assistant Stage Manager's Handbook to the AEA Small Professional Theatre
I am a Computer Science and Theatre Arts Double Major in Kalamazoo College's class of 2011. For a long time I have thought of becoming a professional actor on stage or film, hence one of my majors. Aside from taking ...
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.