DOI

10.17077/etd.j4ws9ru2

Document Type

Thesis

Date of Degree

Spring 2018

Degree Name

MFA (Master of Fine Arts)

Degree In

Theatre Arts

First Advisor

Paul Kalina

First Committee Member

John Cameron

Second Committee Member

Anne Marie Nest

Abstract

This statement of process parses out the techniques utilized when creating a character for performance, specifically focused on examples from three years of graduate studies in acting. The paper identifies and analyzes the challenges an actor encounters, and the tools an actor utilizes when crafting a character. The goal of the process paper is to identify common techniques generally, as well as examining specific techniques used infrequently. The paper concludes with a statement of the state of the artist.

Keywords

Acting, Actor, Character, Technique

Pages

x, 20 pages

Bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (page 20).

Copyright

Copyright © 2018 Catie Councell

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