Senior Thesis Festival 2017

All Senior Thesis Festival events are free!

Weekend I: Senior Theses in Directing

  • The Saliva Milkshake by Howard Brenton, directed by Talley Murphy (BC ’17)
  • The Bald Soprano by Eugène Ionesco, translated by Donald M. Allen, Brittany Searles (BC ’17)
  • Phaedra's Love by Sarah Kane, directed by Waverley Engelman (BC ’17)
  • Bernabé by Luis Valdez, directed by Leo Angulo (CC ’17)

Four senior Theatre majors present their theses in directing, which run in repertory in the first of two installments of Senior Thesis Festival 2017. Design, performances, and management by Barnard and Columbia theatre students. Advised by Theatre Department faculty members Alice Reagan and Sandra Goldmark.  

 

Weekend II: Senior Theses in Research, Solo Performance, and Playwriting

A senior Theatre major will present original research in a panel session, advised by Assistant Professor Hana Worthen. Under the advisement of Theatre Department faculty member Andy Bragen, senior playwrights present new plays in staged readings for the thesis in playwriting, and senior Theatre majors perform original solo works for the thesis in solo performance.

Friday, April 28, 2017

4 PM | Milbank 328
RESEARCH PANEL
Marina Chan (CC ’17), Elizabeth's Wonderland: Practice as Research

5 PM | Milbank 229
PRIVATE RECEPTION
For all Thesis Festival seniors, cast members, and production teams.

7 PM | Milbank 118
SOLO PERFORMANCE
Kadaja’s Manual for Perfect Hygiene: The Origin and Lifestyle by Kadaja Brown (BC ’17)
Honey Trap by Ami L Fazchas (GS ’17)
What the &*@#: The Relevance of Swearing and Female Anger by Jocelyn Kirsch (BC ’17)

8 PM | Milbank 118
STAGED READING
The Return of Beth's Devil by Marina Chan (CC ’17)

9 PM | Milbank 118
STAGED READING
Endless Summer by Jahbril Cook (CC ’17)

Saturday, April 29, 2017

2 PM | Milbank 118
STAGED READING
Fracture by Zachary Charles Flick (CC ’17)

3 PM | Milbank 118
STAGED READING
Family Tree Line by Aaron Tyler Kane (CC ’17)

4 PM | Milbank 118
SOLO PERFORMANCE
Kadaja’s Manual for Perfect Hygiene: The Origin and Lifestyle by Kadaja Brown (BC ’17)
Honey Trap by Ami L Fazchas (GS ’17)
What the &*@#: the Relevance of Swearing and Female Anger by Jocelyn Kirsch (BC ’17)

Questions?
theatre@barnard.edu

Sponsored by
Barnard College Department of Theatre
Columbia University Major in Drama & Theatre Arts