Abstract

This document is a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the Master of Fine Arts degree in theatre. It is a written account of the author Matthew A. Gilbertson's process in creating the technical direction of Minnesota State University, Mankato's production of Little Women, The Musical in the fall of 2017. This document details the process from pre-production to completion of the production. It includes a historical chapter discussing the history of moving scenery and the role it has played shaping modern theatre machines. It also contains a process journal and developmental analysis of the technical director. Appendices and works cited are included.

Advisor

George Grubb

Committee Member

Jane Earley

Committee Member

Melissa Rosenberger

Committee Member

Steven Smith

Date of Degree

2018

Language

english

Document Type

Thesis

Degree

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Department

Theatre and Dance

College

Arts and Humanities

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