• The elephant and the wedding 

      Shaw, Patrick Forsythe; 0000-0003-0741-3134 (2015-05)
      This thesis document discusses my development as a playwright and theater artist over the course of my three years in the MFA Playwriting Program at the University of Texas at Austin. As a framework for inquiry, I will ...
    • It became somehow personal 

      Belflower, Kimberly Grace; 0000-0002-2354-3257 (2017-05)
      This thesis explores the inspiration and development of my two plays, Lost Girl and Gondal, and how those two processes mirror my own personal inspiration and development in graduate school. I will examine the relationship ...
    • Language & physicality : form & inquiry : how & why I work 

      Doss, Elizabeth Anne; 0000-0003-0996-0422 (2017-05-03)
      I write plays to probe, not to satisfy, my curiosity. While my questions live in the now, my plays use the past as a launch pad; I am fascinated by the holes in history and I bridge these gaps through inquiry instead of ...
    • Let me tie you up : methods of creating theater by control and surrender 

      Horowitz, Joanna Beth (2016-05)
      Fear can be a paralyzing inhibitor to creative work, yet it is also a necessary force. Through my journey of graduate school, I discovered the important role fear plays for me as a catalyst for art-making, a signal to go ...
    • The noise in my head note to self : the only way to tell this story is to tell many 

      Marotta, Gianna Christina; 0000-0002-7796-3273 (2016-05)
      This thesis document discusses my development as a playwright and theater artist over the course of my three years in the MFA Playwriting Program at the University of Texas at Austin. As a framework for inquiry, I will ...
    • Rigorous honesty : an ongoing wrestling match with happiness and fear 

      Kettler, Brian Klein (2015-05)
      In my thesis, Rigorous Honesty: An Ongoing Wrestling Match with Happiness and Fear, I will examine the role of fear and ego in my artistic practice and collaborations with other artists. My investigation is based around ...