Date of Completion
Honors College Thesis
Type of Thesis
College of Arts and Science Honors, Honors College
Dracula, Scenic Design, Theatre, fin-de-siècle Europe, Dietz, Royall Tyler Theatre
For this thesis, I completed a scenic design for Steven Dietz’s Dracula. Using moving platforms, I guided viewers through locations called for in the script. I paralleled the discomfort of fin-de-siècle Europe with the change and instability of place onstage. This project contributed to ticket sales—thus affecting the finances of the theatre department. Unlike previous designs of Dracula, this production used minimal scenery. The stage shifted at select moments, while it was also manipulated by lighting and atmospherics. The scenic realization of Dracula and the written reflection document the student scenic designer’s process at UVM's Royall Tyler Theatre.
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Isquith, Rosalind Cardin, "The Scenic Design of Steven Dietz’s "Dracula" for the Royall Tyler Theatre Stage" (2017). UVM Honors College Senior Theses. 152.