Date of Graduation

5-2016

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts in Theatre (MFA)

Degree Level

Graduate

Department

Theatre

Advisor

Amy Herzberg

Committee Member

Jenny McKnight

Second Committee Member

Mavourneen Dwyer

Keywords

Communication and the arts; Belch; Toby; Shakespeare; William; Twelfth Night

Abstract

This thesis documents and explores the actor’s approach to and discovery of the values, methods and motivations of Sir Toby Belch in the Fall 2015 University Theatre production of William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” In addition, the author’s second thesis role was as Andrew Makepeace Ladd III in A. R. Gurney’s, “Love Letters” produced and performed in Kimpel Hall Studio during Spring 2016. The thesis also includes a personal statement of artistry, programs for the thesis related performances, a headshot, resume, production photos and a link to the actor’s website.

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Acting Commons

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