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This thesis’ purpose is to provide research, photographs and other materials that document the scenic design process of the Glenn Korff School of Music’s opera production titled A Wedding. Included in this thesis are the following: research images used to convey ideas about location, time period, mood, scale, and textures to the director; visual tools used to communicate the scenic design: early sketches, renderings, and photos of the ¼” scale white and color models; a complete set of drafting plates and painter elevations used to communicate the look of each scenic element to the technical director and paint charge; a props list that details each item used in the production; props research images, giving visuals for the props list; and any additional renderings and paperwork generated during the rehearsal process. Production photographs are included as documentation of the completed design.
Advisor: Laurel Shoemaker