Award Date

1-1-1992

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Department

Theatre Arts

Number of Pages

132

Abstract

This is a biographical thesis on Davey Marlin-Jones which includes chapters on the following: (1) His early life and his love of magic. (2) His directing experience in professional and regional theatre. (3) Interviews with many of his collaborators. (4) His directing methodology. (5) His philosophy, his future thoughts, and a summary by the author; An appendix includes 874 directing credits accumulated by Marlin-Jones from his college days to the present, spring of 1992; The research methods used were mostly primary consisting of taped interviews with Marlin-Jones, his many collaborators, and a few of his critics. The methodology chapter compares the directing methods of Marlin-Jones to other well-known directors; The endeavor of this thesis is to present an honest, thoroughly researched work on Davey Marlin-Jones, director, visionary, educator, and person, and in the process his contributions to the American theatre community will be revealed.

Keywords

Davey; Director; Educator; Jones; Marlin; Visionary

Controlled Subject

Theater; Biography

File Format

pdf

File Size

5140.48 KB

Degree Grantor

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Language

English

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Identifier

https://doi.org/10.25669/hare-h5xr


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