Date of Award

Spring 5-2012

Degree Type


Degree Name


Degree Program

Film, Theatre & Communication Arts


Film, Theatre, and Communication Arts

Major Professor

David W. Hoover

Second Advisor

Phillip Karnell

Third Advisor

Dr. Catherine Loomis


This thesis is intended to chronicle and define the process of creating the role of Coleman Shedman in Romulus Linney's Holy Ghosts. Discussed will be the actor's method for bringing the role to life; employing the use of physical actions and in-depth analysis and preparation to achieve a real and honest interpretation of the part.


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