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Invaluable LAMDA Influence

By • Jul 31st, 2018 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Now in my sixth week at the London Academy for Music and Dramatic Arts, I am fully immersed in study of Shakespeare, and have now submitted my play to the American Shakespeare Center competition! I have named it Lady Tongue after a line appearing in Much Ado About Nothing about Beatrice’s cracking wit. My studies at…
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The Significance of Place in Time

By • Jun 30th, 2018 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

My investigations have been pointing me increasingly toward what England was like under the Roman Empire, in the first several centuries AD. “Cymbeline,” the core of my inspiration, is set in the first century AD, and I was conflicted as to whether I wanted to honor this timeline. My interest in the treatment of madness…
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Aloud Is Allowed

By • May 31st, 2018 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Most of my content origination happens when I am sitting in my room, laptop open and sticky notes unsticking themselves from my walls. Theatre, in my experience, has unfailingly necessitated collaboration. The oxymoronic reality of my own playwriting process is that I am most productive writing people when I have no people around. My past…
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“Cymbeline” Companion Piece: Research Abstract

By • Apr 16th, 2018 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

The Creation of an Original “Cymbeline” Companion Piece Inspired by the Relationship between Madness and Femininity: Informed by Immersive Study of Elizabethan Theatre in Practice ABSTRACT: A foundation of classical theatre, in which Shakespeare lies at the center, continues to influence contemporary theatre artists. I find it deeply important to question this foundation. For my…
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