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Stop Kiss, December 8-10, 2005, Theatre Arts Discipline Nov 2005

Stop Kiss, December 8-10, 2005, Theatre Arts Discipline

Theatre Programs

University of Minnesota, Morris production of Stop Kiss by Diana Son and directed by Megan Losure.

Synopsis: "A poignant and funny play about the ways, both sudden and slow, that lives can change irrevocably," says Variety. After Callie meets Sara, the two unexpectedly fall in love. Their first kiss provokes a violent attack that transforms their lives in a way they could never anticipate.


The Merchant Of Venice, November 2-5, 2005, Theatre Arts Discipline Nov 2005

The Merchant Of Venice, November 2-5, 2005, Theatre Arts Discipline

Theatre Programs

University of Minnesota, Morris production of The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare and directed by Ray Schultz.

Synopsis: In the melting pot of Venice, currency opens many doors. A multicultural metropolis, Venice welcomes its arms to all – so long as they come prepared for the brutality of the business of trade. Young Bassanio wants to take a gamble for brilliant Portia, the wealthy heiress of Belmont. He is willing to risk all he has to win her hand, but all he has is not enough. In need of extra money to make a proper suit, Bassanio enlists the help ...


The Odd Man Out: The Kings In Corneille's Machine Plays, Nina Ekstein Oct 2005

The Odd Man Out: The Kings In Corneille's Machine Plays, Nina Ekstein

Modern Languages and Literatures Faculty Research

Andromède and La Conquête de la Toison d’or have a largely unenviable status in Corneille’s oeuvre. They are often either dismissed or marginalized, and almost inevitably read as different from, and therefore inferior to, the more canonical Cornelian works. In fact, both plays are richer and more interesting than commonly thought, as I hope to suggest by an examination of the curious and curiously similar role of the king.


Beginnings, 2005, Columbia College Chicago Oct 2005

Beginnings, 2005, Columbia College Chicago

Dialogue

First issue of a Theater department publication later known as Dialogue. Articles include "Building a Character Within an Ensemble Through the Games"; "Can I Wear Your Hat?"; "The Box Theatre Group"; "Trials and Tribe-ulations"; "Kissing Gertrude Stein, or Ionesco Buys a Stein a Beer"; "March 1966"; "The Martinez Manifesto"; "Deranged Inhabitants"; "My Autobiography"; and "Kali Ma". 16 pages.


Thea1010 - Understanding Theatre, Fall 2005, David Sidwell Aug 2005

Thea1010 - Understanding Theatre, Fall 2005, David Sidwell

Theatre Arts - OCW

The goal of this course is to understand the arts of theatre, their application to daily life and to the enjoyment of theatre as an art form.


Pretend Play At Home: Creating An Educationally Enriched Environment For Emergent Literacy Among Preschool-Aged Children, Kelly King Anderson Jul 2005

Pretend Play At Home: Creating An Educationally Enriched Environment For Emergent Literacy Among Preschool-Aged Children, Kelly King Anderson

Theses and Dissertations

This thesis will illustrate how pretend play can be used in the home for educational purposes. The major emphasis of the work will be emergent literacy, however, application principles can be applied in all subject areas. Parents who desire to expand their child's literacy skills while exposing the child to an arts enriched home environment need ideas and tools developed with supportive research to strengthen and focus their efforts. These tools will greatly expand parental resources by offering several principles as a guide for adapting existing classroom materials for home use. The following Seven Components form the core foundation ...


The Civil War: A Collaboration In Direction And Choreography, Cara E. Rawlings Jan 2005

The Civil War: A Collaboration In Direction And Choreography, Cara E. Rawlings

Theses and Dissertations

This text is a partial record of the development of the Virginia Commonwealth University production of The Civil War: A Musical that opened on April 7, 2005 for a three-week run ending April 28, 2005. The greater part of the text is devoted to the evaluation of the underlying principles of direction and choreography applied in the creation of an artistically aid financially successful production of this size. Included in the evaluation of The Civil War: A Musical are analyses of the directors' --Patti D'Beck and David Leong --individual creative processes, aesthetics, and working styles. The result of this ...