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.