Theatre and Film, Johnny Carson School of


Date of this Version

Summer 7-21-2010


A THESIS Presented to the Faculty of The Graduate College at the University of Nebraska In Partial Fulfillment of Requirements For the Degree of Masters of Fine Arts, Major: Theatre Arts, Under the Supervision of Professor Ed Stauffer. Lincoln, Nebraska: July, 2010
Copyright 2010 Michael Leonard


This thesis presents the scenic design for Macbeth written by William Shakespeare. The play was produced by the Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln and performed in the Howell Theatre on April 17, 2003 through April 26, 2003. The written portion of the thesis is divided into sections: The Play and Synopsis, Scene Deisgn Analysis including Time, Place, and Physical Needs, Design Concept, The Design Process, The Process of Realization, Reviews and Comments on the Scenic Design, and Self Evaluation.

The final portion of the thesis is a collection of sketches, drafting, paint elevations, and production photos. This large (20 MB) pdf file is attached (below) as an "Additional file."