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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.
Growing Pains: Becoming Queerer
During my three months at About Face, I wanted to discover what it truly means for me to be a queer theatre artist, what it means to others, and what it means to be a queer theatre today. I had discussions with many of ...
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, ...
Bear Hunting: An Exploration of Within
The goals for Bear Hunting were four-fold: 1) To challenge myself in the areas of writing, acting, and music. This was an ambitious project in all three of these areas, and I was curious as to whether I could "rise to the ...
Ai Mai: A Play in II Acts
I wanted to find a way to combine my interests with my SIP. I am a theatre major and a Japanese minor and I feel that writing a play about Japan and Japanese culture is an excellent way to bring the two together. My love ...
From "This was Hard to Write" to "Au Revoir Renee": My Struggle to Find the Right Words
The following is my research of solo performance as well as my process of writing my own one-man show. I will begin by looking briefly at the history of solo performance, citing examples I have read about in theatre ...
Creating a String of Words: Processing "When Kid Is Only Metaphor"
On the following pages are written the questions that arose when trying to move from idea to goal. These questions all needed answers, which they found, and these answers resulted in the play When Kid Is Only Metaphor. ...
Performing and Understanding Historic Drama: A Journey into the World of August Strindberg
Upon returning home from my junior year abroad, I was abruptly confronted with the fact that I hadn't the faintest idea what I wanted to do for my Senior Individualized Project. With this in mind I began frantically ...
The Truth of the Moment: An Exploration into the Application and Validity of Practical Aesthetics as Taught at the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School
After spending six weeks totally immersed in study, rehearsal and exploration, while at the same time living in a city of 15 million people, I find it necessary to seek solitude in order to collect my thoughts. Upon ...