Date of Degree
MFA (Master of Fine Arts)
First Committee Member
Second Committee Member
Anne Marie Nest
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.
Acting, Actor, Character, Technique
x, 20 pages
Includes bibliographical references (page 20).
Copyright © 2018 Catie Councell
Councell, Catie. "Killing the goose." MFA (Master of Fine Arts) thesis, University of Iowa, 2018.