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Devising Performance & Queer Futurity, Brendan F. Leonard Jan 2016

Devising Performance & Queer Futurity, Brendan F. Leonard

Honors Theses

This project argues that devising performance is an inherently queer and utopian form. In response to recent political movements, such as Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter, which seek to stage dissatisfaction with the systems of late capitalism, I turn to devising performance as a site. Informed by the queer and performance theories of Jose Esteban Munoz, Lee Edelman, and Jill Dolan, I argue that devised theater allows us to process disillusionment, rehearse collectivity, and stage futurity. In conversation with Munoz, I define futurity as an imaginative site that considers what will follow what some scholars suggest will be ...


Stopping For Death: Plays, Poetry, And Prose, Sally Johnson Dec 2010

Stopping For Death: Plays, Poetry, And Prose, Sally Johnson

Honors Theses

Thesis consists of plays and poetry composed by Sally Johnson.


Mime: The Musical, Aaron House Jan 2007

Mime: The Musical, Aaron House

Honors Theses

Premise Listening is the key to harmony. Those who do not listen to others provoke disorder, chaos, and war; but a listening ear brings peace, love, and happiness.

Cast of Characters Siga -A rebellious mime prince, who believes in talking and especially singing. Rayrna -The beautiful princess of Speak City. King- The old fashioned king of Speak City Queen- The King's nagging wife. Advisor- The King's evil advisor, who wants to marry Rayma. Gl- One of the King's guards. G2- Another Guard GJ - One of the King' s goofy spies. G4 - An equally goofy spy.

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