Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Winter 2012

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Theatre Production

Committee Chair

Michael J Smith

Second Committee Member

Terri L. Brown

Third Committee Member

Scott Robinson


This project entailed the selection, background research and documentation, musical analysis, casting, direction, and post-production analysis of Aiea Intermediate School's production of Julia Rose Avilla LoPresti's Guys and Dolls Jr.. Documentation included research and analysis of the play, its music and an evaluation of the musical as a production vehicle for department of Theatre Arts at Central Washington University. THe analysis also includes a discussion as the non-tradiation directorial vision of this production .