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Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Richardson, Anna Loft
URN etd-04102007-203356
Title The Roles of Scientist, Narrator, Mother, Pandora, Nursemaid, Therapist, and Baucis in Mary Zimmerman's Metamorphoses: A Production Thesis in Acting
Degree Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)
Department Theatre
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Nick Erickson Committee Chair
Christine Menzies Committee Member
John Dennis Committee Member
Keywords
  • theatre
  • acting
  • Metamorphoses
  • Zimmerman
  • actor
  • Baucis
  • therapist
  • nursemaid
  • Pandora
  • mother
  • narrator
  • scientist
  • theater
  • Greek mythology
Date of Defense 2007-03-27
Availability unrestricted
Abstract
ABSTRACT

This thesis is about the evolution and development of the roles of Scientist, Narrator, Mother, Pandora, Nursemaid, Therapist, and Baucis in the Swine Palace show Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman. The rehearsal process is detailed here in journal format. Also included is pre-show research, character analyses, production run, and post show summary. This thesis will explore the creation of these characters, the obstacles during the process, and the experience of playing multiple roles.

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