Identifier

etd-03262015-084047

Degree

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Department

Theatre

Document Type

Thesis

Abstract

To adhere to the structure of Louisiana State University and Swine Palace’s Actor Training program, the M.F.A. candidates are required to develop new work. This project is in place to cultivate the individual actor’s sensitivities to his/her own process in theatre making, grow as an artist, and begin the long journey of devising and constructing work, in this case a solo play, that has the potential to continue to grow after graduation. My piece is derived from several of the classic Greek plays and myths but told with a twist on the traditional stories and entirely from different women’s perspectives. This thesis will detail the process of research, creation, production and reflection for the project that I call The Weight of Smoke.

Date

2015

Document Availability at the Time of Submission

Release the entire work immediately for access worldwide.

Committee Chair

Cabaj, Stacey

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