Master of Arts (MA)
First Committee Member
Number of Pages
This thesis will determine the validity of universities' present-day approach, curriculum, standards and techniques in preparing young students with a vision of entering the labyrinth and often time ambiguous vocation titled entertainment. The focus concentrates on theatre and film studies; There are various issues and concerns by professionals and scholars alike. There is disputation in the debate, as well as, numerous issues and varied possibilities for a conclusion; This thesis will ask the question are students of theatre and film really prepared to enter the "real-world" of entertainment. Are university studies up-to-date in order to prepare students for this complexed and often ambiguous venture?
Academic; Film; Gap; Real; Theatre; World
Theater; Motion pictures--Study and teaching; Education, Higher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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Grasso, Thomas V, "The academic gap between the "real-world" and theatre and film" (2008). UNLV Retrospective Theses & Dissertations. 2404.