DEADLINE EXTENDED: Directing Proposals Due Feb. 1

By January 18, 2017Purple Masque

K-State Theatre is seeking proposals from students wishing to direct on the Second Stage (in the Purple Masque). Due Wednesday, February 1, 2017.

Priorities for granting proposals are as follows:

  1. Graduate thesis projects
  2. Undergraduates who have successfully completed coursework in THTRE 565-Principles of Directing and THTRE 765-Practice in Directing (Lunchbag Theatre)
  3. Undergraduates who have successfully completed coursework in THTRE 565-Principles of Directing
  4. Other proposals (including stage readings) supported by faculty vote

Interested students should submit a directing proposal to Jennifer Vellenga (vellenga@ksu.edu). Submit three plays for consideration.  If you are requesting a special project to be scheduled (such as a new play reading), one submission is acceptable.

The Second Stage Proposal form is due Wednesday, February 1, 2017, and may be found here: Directing Proposal 

Give yourself plenty of time, the proposal requirements include:

  • Narrative on how directing fits into your overall goals
  • Reason for wanting to direct each of your THREE choices
  • A beginning vision/concept/matrix: this is your unique take on the play
  • Character breakdown
  • Design requirements including sets, costumes, lights, sound, props, any special requirements (piano, musicians, onstage fights, accents, blood, children, live animals, puppets…)
  • Suggested student design team

Please see Jennifer Vellenga or any faculty member with your questions.