Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Spring 2014

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Theatre Production

Committee Chair

Michael J Smith

Second Committee Member

Marc Haniuk

Third Committee Member

Scott Robinson


This project entailed the selection, background research and documentation, casting, direction, and post-production analysis of Walla Walla Community College's production of Sam Shepard's Buried Child. Documentation included research and analysis of the play and an evaluation of the play as a production vehicle for the Department of Theatre Arts at Central Washington University. The analysis also includes a discussion as to the directorial vision of this production.