Date of Award


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts



First Advisor

Fagerholm, Thomas


This thesis will take the reader through the production process for Romeo and Juliet, one of Southern Illinois University School of Theater and Dance’s productions. The primary focus of this thesis will follow the technical director’s role during preproduction, design development, and the production process. By discussing the process of this production, readers should gain insight to the work and steps involved in creating live theater.



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