Document Type

Campus-Only Access for Five (5) Years

Embargo Period

4-7-2015

Degree Program

Theater

Degree Type

Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)

Year Degree Awarded

2015

Month Degree Awarded

May

Advisor Name

Penny

Advisor Middle Initial

L.

Advisor Last Name

Remsen

Co-advisor Name

Margo

Co-advisor Last Name

Caddell

Third Advisor Name

Sheila

Third Advisor Last Name

Siragusa

Fourth Advisor Name

Harley

Fourth Advisor Last Name

Erdman

Fifth Advisor Name

Amy

Fifth Advisor Last Name

Altadonna

Abstract

ABSTRACT

A LIGHTING DESIGN CONCEPT FOR THE LIGHTING FOR

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

Spring 2015

MICHAEL BLAGYS, B.A., LE MOYNE COLLEGE

M.F.A., UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, AMHERST

Under the Direction of Penny L. Remsen

I designed the lighting for William Shakespeare's complex piece, The Merchant of Venice, which was produced by the UMass Amherst Theater Department. In this thesis paper, I will discuss the creative process from start to finish, including relevant lighting paperwork and production photographs.

Merchant of Venice (Thesis) v2015.pdf (869 kB)
Lighting Plot

Merchant of Venice (Thesis) v2015 section.pdf (1008 kB)
Lighting Section

Merchant of Venice (Thesis) v2015 plate 3.pdf (771 kB)
Lighting Booms/Box Booms

merch4.jpg (4706 kB)
Show Shot 1

merch3.jpg (5292 kB)
Show Shot 2

merc2.jpg (4120 kB)
Show Shot 3

merc1.jpg (5523 kB)
Show Shot 4

Merchant of Venice Magic Sheet-Backup-20141106144828 v2015.pdf (45 kB)
Magic Sheet

Channel Hookup - Merchant of Venice (Thesis).pdf (1832 kB)
Channel Hookup

08venice_at_sunset_24x30inc.jpg (202 kB)
Research image 1

paolo_bigazzi_lavender_field_vence_provence.jpg (1540 kB)
Research image 2

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