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Think, Pig! Beckett At The Limit Of The Human [Table Of Contents], Jean-Michel Rabate 2016 University of Pennsylvania

Think, Pig! Beckett At The Limit Of The Human [Table Of Contents], Jean-Michel Rabate

Literature

“Very few critics have all the qualities and competencies required to engage fully with the entirety of Beckett’s work in all genres: a detailed familiarity with Beckett’s texts in both English and French; a sensitivity to his linguistic, stylistic, and thematic maneuvers; an encyclopedic knowledge of his intellectual context; an awareness of the range and detail of Beckett studies; and an ability to write with refinement and wit. It is clear from this remarkable book that Jean-Michel Rabaté is one of those few.” —Derek Attridge, University of York


Memory And Remembering: Sacred History And The York Plays, Clifford Davidson 2016 Western Michigan University

Memory And Remembering: Sacred History And The York Plays, Clifford Davidson

Clifford Davidson

Against a background which included revolutionary changes in religious belief, extensive enlargement of dramatic styles and the technological innovation of printing, this collection of essays about biblical drama offers innovative approaches to text and performance, while reviewing some well-established critical issues. The Bible in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries appears in a complex of roles in relation to the drama: as an authority and centre of belief, a place of controversy, an emotional experience and, at times, a weapon. This collection brings into focus the new biblical learning, including the re-editing of biblical texts, as well as classical influences, and ...


La Dame Aux Camelias’ Effect On Society’S View Of The “Fallen Woman”, Christiana Johnson 2016 Liberty University

La Dame Aux Camelias’ Effect On Society’S View Of The “Fallen Woman”, Christiana Johnson

The Kabod

Alexandre Dumas’ play, La Dame aux Camelias presents Marguerite Gautier, a “fallen woman,” as having redeemable qualities which challenged both society’s condemnation of the “fallen woman” and led to a more realistic portrayal of life on the stage and in literature as a whole.


Dramathizing Functions: Building Connections Between Mathematics And Arts, Gunhan Caglayan 2016 Florida International University

Dramathizing Functions: Building Connections Between Mathematics And Arts, Gunhan Caglayan

Journal of Humanistic Mathematics

This article focuses on connections between mathematics and performance arts (drama). More specifically we offer an exposition of a segment of college algebra mathematics (an introduction to functions), with an approach primarily emphasizing the aesthetic aspects of mathematical learning, teaching, and performing.


Art Forms: Actor Brendan Leonard Explores The Shared Space Of Theater And Dance, 2016 Colby College

Art Forms: Actor Brendan Leonard Explores The Shared Space Of Theater And Dance

Colby Magazine

Actor Brendan Leonard Explores the Shared Space of Theater and Dance.


Graverobber, Individualized Chorus: The Greek Chorus Reinterpreted In Repo! The Genetic Opera, Grace Markulin 2016 Cleveland State University

Graverobber, Individualized Chorus: The Greek Chorus Reinterpreted In Repo! The Genetic Opera, Grace Markulin

The Downtown Review

The rock opera film Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008) provides its audience with details regarding the film’s setting and perspectives on the morality of the film’s plot through the character Graverobber, whose sung dialogue expresses this information. Graverobber’s penchant for scene-setting and moralizing within the film classifies the character as a Greek chorus according to the parameters of the Greek chorus in antiquity and modern interpretations of the chorus in twentieth-century musical theater, but the character’s visual distinctiveness, preexisting relationship with an established character, and prominent use of solo vocal lines throughout his sung dialogue demonstrates ...


Alceste's Return, Andrew Vorder Bruegge 2016 Winthrop University

Alceste's Return, Andrew Vorder Bruegge

College of Visual and Performing Arts Faculty Publications

A sequel to Moliere's drama, "The Misanthrope." As of January 2015, it had been selected as a semi-finalist in the AACT playwriting competition. If selected as a finalist, it will be performed in 2016 and published with Dramatist Play Service.


Alceste's Return, Andrew Vorder Bruegge 2016 Winthrop University

Alceste's Return, Andrew Vorder Bruegge

Andrew Vorder Bruegge, Ph.D.

A sequel to Moliere's drama, "The Misanthrope." As of January 2015, it had been selected as a semi-finalist in the AACT playwriting competition. If selected as a finalist, it will be performed in 2016 and published with Dramatist Play Service.


What You Will: An Endeavor In Adapting Shakespeare To New Media, Terese C. Briggs 2016 Scripps College

What You Will: An Endeavor In Adapting Shakespeare To New Media, Terese C. Briggs

Scripps Senior Theses

These scripts are the attempt to take three of Shakespeare's plays, Coriolanus, All's Well that Ends Well, and Much Ado About Nothing, and adapt them to create a type of video game called a visual novel.


Practical Paradise: Ethics For A Modern Age, Anthony P. Davanzo 2016 Claremont McKenna College

Practical Paradise: Ethics For A Modern Age, Anthony P. Davanzo

CMC Senior Theses

This play demonstrates an interpretation of Nietzsche's philosophy in practice. The main character experiences loss and confusion, however, through this struggle arrives at a discovery of profound truth. If you've ever wondered how to live your life in the best way possible, the main character believes he's found the answer.


Take A Bow - 01/2016, Western Michigan University 2016 Western Michigan University

Take A Bow - 01/2016, Western Michigan University

Theatre Newsletter

WMU Theatre News


Hermes In The Anthropocene: A Dogologue, Karen Malpede 2016 Theater Three Collaborative, Inc.

Hermes In The Anthropocene: A Dogologue, Karen Malpede

Animal Sentience: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Animal Feeling

In this dogologue, a writer and the dog who sits near her desk as she works speak. The dog is concerned about the fate of the world in the hands of humans. His urgent questions send the writer into the world of her own memories when she was a child alone with a horse in nature.


894, Kathleen A. Bailey 2015 University of New Orleans

894, Kathleen A. Bailey

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Here Goes Nothing: Creating The Role Of Timothy Allgood In "Noises Off.", Justin G. Bupp 2015 University of New Orleans

Here Goes Nothing: Creating The Role Of Timothy Allgood In "Noises Off.", Justin G. Bupp

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

Noises Off is the epitome of farce. Doors everywhere, mistaken identities, and unrequited love. The characters push themselves to the limit, both mentally and physically. They stop at nothing to put on their production and their stage manager, Timothy Allgood, becomes the babysitter of the group, which at times becomes comparable to herding cats.

This document describes the journey made from casting to final bows. It contains biographical research on the playwright, Michael Frayn, as well as a historical look at the genre of farce, techniques pioneered by Sanford Meisner and Konstantin Stanislavski, along with materials, including a scored script ...


An Actor's Method To Building The Character Of Hamlet In The Tragedy Of Hamlet, Prince Of Denmark, Samuel C. Malone III 2015 MFA Graduate Student

An Actor's Method To Building The Character Of Hamlet In The Tragedy Of Hamlet, Prince Of Denmark, Samuel C. Malone Iii

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

This thesis will set out to examine the process needed in order to deliver the character of Hamlet as a fully dimensional, complex human being who transcends time periods and class distinctions to connect with any audience of any background. This text will include biographical information about the author, William Shakespeare, as well as historical information about the circumstances and atmosphere surrounding the birth of this play. It will also include information about other performances, which will serve as references for comparison in terms of character development. Included in the scored actor’s script are the Sanford Meisner Techniques of ...


Frailty Thy Name Is Woman: Sarah Bernhardt And Eva Le Gallienne As Hamlet, Madeleine Ruby Faigel 2015 University of Puget Sound

Frailty Thy Name Is Woman: Sarah Bernhardt And Eva Le Gallienne As Hamlet, Madeleine Ruby Faigel

History Theses

In this paper I examine the issues of gender in the performances of Hamlet by Sarah Bernhardt and Eva Le Gallienne. I analyze the cultural contexts for their performances as it relates to their homosexuality both on and off stage. I place these women and their time periods in conversation with each other and then reflect this conversation onto the University of Puget Sound’s 2015 mainstage production of Hamlet starring Cassie Jo Fastabend as the titular princess.


Writing And Performing Diversity In American Theatre, Khanh-Van Isabel Ngo, Kevin J. Wetmore 2015 Loyola Marymount University

Writing And Performing Diversity In American Theatre, Khanh-Van Isabel Ngo, Kevin J. Wetmore

Research & Exhibition

My research project is a multi-step process of creating and producing an original short play that explores identity, along with the social themes of diversity and representation of women of color in the entertainment and arts industries. The creative processes of writers and artists (including fine and performing and other specialized artists) vary for each individual and may range from periods of quarantined focus and solitude to inspirational excursions that involve travel, social events, and personal inquiry. An active awareness of this “roller coaster” of methods and processes leads me to suggest an organized, but open, plan of action that ...


Identifying With Fantasy: Dungeons, Dragons And The People Who Dream Of Them, Ruben Settergren, Kevin J. Wetmore 2015 Loyola Marymount University

Identifying With Fantasy: Dungeons, Dragons And The People Who Dream Of Them, Ruben Settergren, Kevin J. Wetmore

Research & Exhibition

No abstract provided.


Dancing At My Desk: Utilizing Dance In Integrated Arts Curriculum For The Classroom, Caeli Koizumi, Kristen Smiarowski 2015 Loyola Marymount University

Dancing At My Desk: Utilizing Dance In Integrated Arts Curriculum For The Classroom, Caeli Koizumi, Kristen Smiarowski

Research & Exhibition

This proposal supports and describes a project regarding the research and analysis of dance-based, integrated arts curriculum in the classroom. Though normally categorized as a “specialized” form of teaching, dancing in the classroom has proved to be beneficial in students’ cognitive and physical development. This study examines the use of dance-based, integrated arts lessons as the foundation for all learning through a four-week long dance education summer program that will take place in a combined studio and traditional classroom environment. I will analyze the results of this project by comparing students’ understanding of the material taught solely in this style ...


John Byrne's The Slab Boys: Technicolored Hell-Hole In A Town Called Malice, William Donaldson 2015 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

John Byrne's The Slab Boys: Technicolored Hell-Hole In A Town Called Malice, William Donaldson

Studies in Scottish Literature

Presents a detailed discussion and appreciation of the Slab Boys tetralogy, a sequence of four plays by the Scottish playwright and painter John Byrne, beginning with The Slab Boys (1978), focused on a group of apprentices in the color-mixing room of a Paisley carpet-factory in the 1950s, and then tracing the divergence of their lives through three later plays, The Loveliest Night of the Year (1979, later titled Cuttin' A Rug), Still Life (1982), and Nova Scotia (2008); examines Byrne's characterization, "excoriatingly destructive wit," and "rambunctiously demotic language"; analyzes the tetralogy's continuing major themes of the relation between ...


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