Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Summer 2015

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Theatre Production

Committee Chair

Scott Robinson

Second Committee Member

Brenda Hubbard

Third Committee Member

Michael J. Smith


This project entailed the selection, background research and documentation, musical analysis, casting, direction, vocal coaching, and post-production analysis of Shannon Ruiz's production of White Christmas, produced at A.C. Davis High School. Documentation included research and analysis of the play, its music, and an evaluation of the play as a production vehicle for A.C. Davis High School The analysis also includes a discussion as to the directorial vision of this production.