Batcheller, David

UNCG

There are 17 item/s.

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Visual design for Garcia Lorca's The house of Bernarda Alba 1969 21 In October, 1967, this designer had to choose a play for a production in partial fulfillment for the M.F.A. degree. In talking with another graduate student in the directing-acting sequence a collaboration was established to produce The House of Bern...
Arthur L. Kopit and Oh Dad, poor Dad, Mama's hung you in the closet and I'm feelin' so sad 1970 1 The purpose of this thesis was to study the script, produce the play, and evaluate the production of Arthur L. Kopit's. Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad. The preliminary part includes the following: (1) historica...
Visual design of Jack A. Melanos' Sinbad the sailor 1971 17 Jack A. Melanos' Sinbad the Sailor was chosen for this M. F. A. thesis production because it offered the opportunity for a fanciful, colorful, and exciting design contribution to a children's theatre production. The thesis is divided into the followi...
A visual design for Dark of the moon by Howard Richardson and William Berney 1971 6 The purposes of this thesis are to present records of: (1) the designer's research and technical analyses that guided his designs; (2) the technical production; and (3; the designer's introspective criticism of the technical production. Part I contai...
A visual design of William Inge's Picnic 1971 22 William Inge's Picnic was chosen for this M.F.A. thesis production because it afforded the opportunity to design within the boundaries of realism and because it represented a script of dramatic merit. The thesis is divided into the following three di...
Analysis and interpretation of Rashomon 1972 16 The purpose of this thesis is to study the script, produce the play, and evaluate the production of Fay and Michael Kanin's Rashomon. The play is based on the short stories written by the late modern Japanese short story master Ryunosuke Akutagawa. T...
A visual design and technical production of Eugene O'Neill's Long day's journey into night 1972 7 To a scene designer, the challenge of scene design lies first in the development of a production concept and secondly, in the degree to which the designer believes a given style should be developed. As a student, the thesis production is probably the...
A visualization of America hurrah by Jean-Claude Van Itallie 1973 6 The purpose of this thesis was to design the stage setting, lights, and costumes for America Hurrah by Jean- Claude van Itallie and to execute these designs for actual production. The second purpose of the study was to write an evaluation of this pro...
A visual design for Moliere's The doctor in spite of himself 1973 3 It was the purpose of this study to provide designs for settings, costumes and lighting for a production of The Doctor in Spite of Himself. by Moliere, to be performed at the Parkway Playhouse, Burnsville, North Carolina, July 12 through July 15, 197...
The visual design of Mart Crowley's The boys in the band 1972 3 Mart Crowley's The Boys in the Band was chosen because it contained the appropriate qualities necessary for the educational development of the designer. It is a dramatic-comedy affording the opportunity to design within the confines of realism. The t...
Motherload II : an electronic dimmer control 1976 4 As a graduate assistant in technical theatre, I have had a unique opportunity to evaluate equipment in Taylor Building pertaining to technical production. My major interest in Theatre Arts is the field of Lighting Design, and after designing lighting...
Visual designs for Madge Miller's The land of the dragon 1976 3 The purpose of this thesis shall be to present the designs for production of Madge Miller's The Land of the Dragon. The thesis is to be organized into three divisions: (1) Part I, historical backgrounds and design concept, (2) Part II, the technical ...
A production of The school for wives by Moliere, adapted by Miles Malleson 1976 1 Jean Baptiste Poquelin, or Moliere as he is usually remembered, emerges from the seventeenth century as perhaps the greatest writer of French classical comedy that has ever lived. His comedies are not the hollow frameworks of many of his contemporari...
A thesis production of Cat on a hot tin roof by Tennessee Williams 1976 17 The purpose of this thesis is to present a practical manuscript for directing a production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams. The thesis is divided into three sections, each with a separate purpose and in completion to allow for an exact...
The visual design and arena theatre for Squaring the circle 1976 2 The purpose of this thesis was two-fold: (1) to create a visual design for Katayev's Squaring the Circle in terms of an arena production, and (2) to design and build a flexible, semi-permanent seating arrangement for Aycock and Taylor stages. Visuall...
The direction and presentation of Tango, a play by Slawomir Mrozek 1977 1 The purpose of this study is to analyze, direct, present and evaluate an originally conceived interpretation of the play, Tango, written by Slawomir Mrozek. The first chapter contains the director's analysis of the play; included in that analysis are...
Dorothy Parker, who are you? : an adaptation of Dorothy Parker's work, reflecting her life and times, prepared for readers theatre production 1977 1 Dorothy Parker, Who Are You? is an adaptation of Dorothy Parker's work, prepared for performance in readers theatre style. An examination of readers theatre, looking closely at its theatrical goals, is made to validate readers theatre use for the pre...