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A THESIS Presented to the Faculty of The Graduate College at the University of Nebraska In Partial Fulfillment of Requirements For the Degree of Master of Fine Arts, Major: Theatre Arts, Under the Supervision of Professor Janice Stauffer. Lincoln, Nebraska: May, 2010
Copyright 2010 Cecelia Rae Sickler


This thesis documents the costume design and execution for the fall production of William Shakespeare’s King Lear performed on the Howell Stage at the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The following discusses and documents the research, inspiration, development and construction of the costume design.