Date of Award
Film, Theatre & Communication Arts
Film, Theatre, and Communication Arts
David W. Hoover
Dr. Catherine Loomis
This thesis explains the acting method used by Caleigh Keith while portraying the role of Nancy Shedman in Romulus Linney’s Holy Ghosts. Included are chapters of historical research, character analysis, and a production report, which includes a scored script, rehearsal and performance journal, and a self-evaluation of the actor’s work. Holy Ghosts was produced by Theater UNO at the University of New Orleans in the Robert E. Nims Thrust Theater of the Performing Arts Center. It opened Tuesday, February seventh, and ran through Sunday, February twelfth, two thousand and twelve. Evening performances were at seven-thirty and Sunday’s matinee was at two o’clock in the afternoon.
Keith, Caleigh M., "The Spirit of the Spitfire: Creating the Role of Nancy Shedman in Romulus Linney's "Holy Ghosts"" (2012). University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations. 1593.