Recent Submissions

  • The Emotional Effect of Musical Underscoring in the Play columbinus 

    Rogers, Jessica (East Carolina University, 2018-05-03)
    One of the most debated political topics in today’s media is the prominence of school shootings. During a time of discourse, artists typically use this energy to enhance their work and create emotional pieces of art that ...
  • Lovable Lunatic: The Life & Lyrics of Dorothy Fields 

    Piner, Talen Reid (East Carolina University, 2018-05-01)
    There are not enough artistic pieces that celebrate and feature powerful women. In addition, the number of men cast in most theatrical productions usually double the number of women: the production 1776, produced here at ...
  • IN FRONT OF AND BEHIND THE TABLE: A CREATIVE ENDEAVOR IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE 

    Weddle, Kaitlin Sarah (East Carolina University, 2018-05-04)
    I’ve wanted to be a musical theatre performer since I was a little girl. I loved to sing and dance and play pretend, and being able to study what I love is an utter blessing. I’ve learned that in order to accomplish what ...
  • Lovable Lunatic: The Life and Lyrics of Dorothy Fields 

    Leach, Caitlyn Joyce (East Carolina University, 2018-05-01)
    There are not enough artistic pieces that celebrate and feature powerful women. In addition, the number of men cast in most theatrical productions usually double the number of women: the production 1776, produced here at ...
  • From Soul to Sole 

    Wells, Rachel (2015)
    This piece is a collaborative work that combines my passion for dance with my love for choreography. My final work is a 3 and half minute long piece that is choreographed for a group of five dancers to the song “Uptown ...
  • Well Water: A Parable 

    Higgins, Amanda (2015)
    I endeavored to write the story, book, and lyrics of an original musical, then produce and direct a performance of the show. The process involved finding inspiration, using music composition and creative writing, securing ...
  • TO BE OR NOT TO BE A (ROLE) MODEL IN A GLASS (CEILING) MENAGERIE 

    Neff, Victoria (2015-04-28)
    This paper explores how famous female characters express societal views and expectations for actual females and presents ways new works can provide expanded options, liberating performers and audiences from restrictive ...
  • YOGA AND DANCE: EFFECTS OF YOGIC PRACTICE ON PRE-PROFESSIONAL DANCE TRAINING 

    Mattocks, Nashley, A (2014)
    Dance science is a relatively new field of research, but has priceless value to those aspiring to become professional dancers in the future. As a college student training to become a professional concert dancer, I wanted ...