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Staging The Asian American In Hong Kong: Examining Transcultural Performances Of Asian American Identity In Hong Kong English Language Amateur Theatre Productions Of "Thoroughly Modern Millie" And "Yellow Face", Iris Eu Loa Mein Jan 2015

Staging The Asian American In Hong Kong: Examining Transcultural Performances Of Asian American Identity In Hong Kong English Language Amateur Theatre Productions Of "Thoroughly Modern Millie" And "Yellow Face", Iris Eu Loa Mein

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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Temptress Of The Stage: Whither The Widow-Woman?, Kathryn Elizabeth Snyder Jan 2014

Temptress Of The Stage: Whither The Widow-Woman?, Kathryn Elizabeth Snyder

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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Real Talk: Blackness And Whiteness In The Works Of Jefferson Pinder, Dave Chappelle, And Aaron Mcgruder, Jeffreen M. Hayes Jan 2012

Real Talk: Blackness And Whiteness In The Works Of Jefferson Pinder, Dave Chappelle, And Aaron Mcgruder, Jeffreen M. Hayes

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"Real Talk: Blackness and Whiteness in the Works of Jefferson Pinder, Dave Chappelle, and Aaron McGruder" will examine twenty-first century constructions of race by African Americans. I am interested in how visual artist Jefferson Pinder, comedian Dave Chappelle, and comic artist Aaron McGruder interrogate and incorporate race, particularly whiteness, into their respective works. Each artist challenges hegemonic constructions of race, utilizing technology and taking full advantage of our visualized culture to present their examinations of race. I selected the artists because of their intimate knowledge of their respective crafts, their use of popular culture, and their diverse perspectives on race ...


Booze At The Brothel: Alcohol-Related Artifacts And Their Use In Performance At The 27/29 Endicott Street Brothel, Amanda B. Johnson Jan 2012

Booze At The Brothel: Alcohol-Related Artifacts And Their Use In Performance At The 27/29 Endicott Street Brothel, Amanda B. Johnson

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Shahrazad In The White City: Muslim Women's Agency Through Performance At The Columbian Exposition, Alexandra Me'av Anne Ellinwood Jerome Jan 2011

Shahrazad In The White City: Muslim Women's Agency Through Performance At The Columbian Exposition, Alexandra Me'av Anne Ellinwood Jerome

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Totus Mundus Agit Histrionem': Identity And Politics In Eighteenth-Century English And Colonial American Theatre, 1752-1776, Abigail Calvert Fine Jan 2011

Totus Mundus Agit Histrionem': Identity And Politics In Eighteenth-Century English And Colonial American Theatre, 1752-1776, Abigail Calvert Fine

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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Class Act: Negotiating Art And Market In The Career Of Isadora Duncan, Anne Meredith Gittinger Jan 2010

Class Act: Negotiating Art And Market In The Career Of Isadora Duncan, Anne Meredith Gittinger

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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"Dance, Dance Revolution": The Function Of Dance In American Politics, 1763-1800, Amy Catherine Green Jan 2009

"Dance, Dance Revolution": The Function Of Dance In American Politics, 1763-1800, Amy Catherine Green

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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A Critical Examination Of Practices And Perceptions Of Current Performance Evaluation Models For Theatre Arts Teachers In Virginia, Shelley L. Nowacek Jan 2008

A Critical Examination Of Practices And Perceptions Of Current Performance Evaluation Models For Theatre Arts Teachers In Virginia, Shelley L. Nowacek

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Methods and models used to evaluate the teaching performance of theatre arts teachers appear to have limited applicability due to the specialized nature of theatre in the classroom. Instructional leaders whose responsibilities include observation and evaluation may find additional challenges when charged with evaluating theatre arts teachers using general educational evaluation models. This qualitative study explored the nature of the practices and perceptions of theatre arts teachers and the administrators charged with evaluating them through the backdrop of Joint Committee Standards of Educational Evaluation.;Though the Joint Committee outlined specific measures to ensure that teacher performance evaluation models and methods ...


Inspiration As Motivation For Creative Performance, Scott Edward Cassidy Jan 2006

Inspiration As Motivation For Creative Performance, Scott Edward Cassidy

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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Performing Race: Instances Of Color Representation In American Culture, Katrin L. Adkins Jan 2003

Performing Race: Instances Of Color Representation In American Culture, Katrin L. Adkins

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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Unrapping The Gangsta: The Changing Role Of The Performer From Toast To Gangsta Rap, Andrea L. D. Symons Jan 2003

Unrapping The Gangsta: The Changing Role Of The Performer From Toast To Gangsta Rap, Andrea L. D. Symons

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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Bill Hicks: A Study In National Character, Adam Gardner Osborn Jan 2002

Bill Hicks: A Study In National Character, Adam Gardner Osborn

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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Raising Their Voices: Women, Articulation And Power In Shakespeare's Henriad, Jennifer Zawadzinski Jan 2001

Raising Their Voices: Women, Articulation And Power In Shakespeare's Henriad, Jennifer Zawadzinski

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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"Gershwin Gone Native!": The Influence Of Primitivism And Folk Music On "Porgy And Bess", Katherine Dacey Jan 2001

"Gershwin Gone Native!": The Influence Of Primitivism And Folk Music On "Porgy And Bess", Katherine Dacey

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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What Our Seemers Be: Misreading Text, And Voice In "Measure For Measure", Thomas Lilly Jan 1997

What Our Seemers Be: Misreading Text, And Voice In "Measure For Measure", Thomas Lilly

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Performing Menken: Adah Isaacs Menken's American Odyssey, Renee M. Sentilles Jan 1997

Performing Menken: Adah Isaacs Menken's American Odyssey, Renee M. Sentilles

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This dissertation explores notions of self-invention and performance in mid-nineteenth century America by examining the life and writings of actress and poet, Adah Isaacs Menken, from roughly 1835 to 1868. During America's Civil War years, Menken became an international star in the controversial title role of Mazeppa, an equestrian play. at the climax, soldiers forcibly stripped Mazeppa (Menken) to reveal her body in a costume suggestive of nudity. The soldiers tied her to a horse and sent her careening up a steep mountain into the theatre rafters. This provocative "breeches part" allowed Menken to pursue unusual freedoms for a ...


The Reception Of David Mamet's "Oleanna": The Politics Of Interpretation And Received Opinion, Emily Kathleen White Jan 1997

The Reception Of David Mamet's "Oleanna": The Politics Of Interpretation And Received Opinion, Emily Kathleen White

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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Gender-Based Behavior In "A Streetcar Named Desire", Jordan Davis Jan 1994

Gender-Based Behavior In "A Streetcar Named Desire", Jordan Davis

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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The Military Figure As Tragic Hero: Understanding The Actions Of Macbeth, Allen Jacoway Gill Jan 1994

The Military Figure As Tragic Hero: Understanding The Actions Of Macbeth, Allen Jacoway Gill

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The Contempt Of Folly: Hamlet's View Of Polonius, Louise Ann Long Jan 1992

The Contempt Of Folly: Hamlet's View Of Polonius, Louise Ann Long

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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The Costumes Of The Past: The First Virginia And The Authenticity Of Historical Reenacting, Barry Scott Lovell Jan 1992

The Costumes Of The Past: The First Virginia And The Authenticity Of Historical Reenacting, Barry Scott Lovell

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Male Bonding In The Plays Of David Rabe, Jennifer Lynn Mcmillion Jan 1988

Male Bonding In The Plays Of David Rabe, Jennifer Lynn Mcmillion

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Modern Dramatic Tragedy And Aristotle's Poetics: A Comparison, Kimberly John Babcock Jan 1987

Modern Dramatic Tragedy And Aristotle's Poetics: A Comparison, Kimberly John Babcock

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Arthur Miller: The Individual And Society, Anna Kathryn Thompson Jan 1987

Arthur Miller: The Individual And Society, Anna Kathryn Thompson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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"The Greatest Of All Arts": Mark Twain And The Theater, Michael J. Garcia Jan 1984

"The Greatest Of All Arts": Mark Twain And The Theater, Michael J. Garcia

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


John Leacock's "The Fall Of British Tyranny" In The Whig Propaganda Offensive: The Personalization Of The Revolution, Philip Bigler Jan 1984

John Leacock's "The Fall Of British Tyranny" In The Whig Propaganda Offensive: The Personalization Of The Revolution, Philip Bigler

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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The Problem Of Pitying Macbeth, Paul A. Wellen Jan 1983

The Problem Of Pitying Macbeth, Paul A. Wellen

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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"Innocent And Necessary": Music And Dancing In The Life Of Robert Carter Of Nomony Hall, 1728--1804, John R. Barden Jan 1983

"Innocent And Necessary": Music And Dancing In The Life Of Robert Carter Of Nomony Hall, 1728--1804, John R. Barden

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An Examination Of John Osborne's "Luther" In Light Of Erik Erikson's "Young Man Luther" And Historical Tradition, Anne Lawrence Mcintosh Bowman Jan 1975

An Examination Of John Osborne's "Luther" In Light Of Erik Erikson's "Young Man Luther" And Historical Tradition, Anne Lawrence Mcintosh Bowman

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No abstract provided.