Directing Proposals: Purple Masque 2016-2017

By January 16, 2016Purple Masque

K-State Theatre is seeking proposals from students wishing to direct on the Second Stage (in the Purple Masque). Due Monday, February 15,2016.

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 Monday, February 15, 2016, 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: 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.