Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Theatre Production

Committee Chair

Brenda Hubbard

Second Committee Member

George Bellah

Third Committee Member

Scott R. Robinson

Fourth Committee Member

Michael J. Smith


This project entailed the selection, background research and documentation, language and dialect analysis, casting, direction, vocal coaching, choreographing and post-production analysis of Central Washington University's production of Emily Anne Rollie's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Documentation includes research and analysis of the play, its language, and an evaluation of the play as a production vehicle for the department of Theatre Arts at Central Washington University.