Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Summer 2005

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Theatre Production

Committee Chair

Derek Lane

Second Committee Member

Michael J. Smith

Third Committee Member

George W. Bellah


This project includes the selection, background research and documentation, casting, direction, and post-production analysis of Rockdale County High School's production of 1984. Documentation included research of the original novel, characters, past productions, and the structure of the play. A discussion as to the directorial vision and analysis in accordance with the Graduate Theatre Arts Program at Central Washington University is also included.