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Scenic design for Timothy Findley's The Wars adapted by Dennis Garnhum Vadalà, Cecilia


This thesis report covers the creative process and final Scenic Design for Timothy Findley’s The Wars Adapted by Dennis Garnhum. The show was performed at The Frederic Wood Theatre and run from the 7th of November 2019 to the 23rd of November 2019. Timothy Findley’s The Wars was directed by Lois Anderson, and the creative team was composed as follows: Lighting Design by MFA Student Matthew Piton, assisted by BFA Students Rebekah Lazar and John Tolton, Costume Design by BFA Student Erica Sterry, assisted by BFA Students Candice Honeycutt-Li and Chenwei Angela Zhu, Sound Design by BFA Student Zachary Levis, assisted by BFA Student Yuxin Zhang, Stage Management by BFA Student Emily Chen, assisted by BFA Students Hannah Abbott and Sherry Yang. As Scenic Designer, I was assisted by BFA Students Rebecca Scherman and Samantha Lam. The design process began the 1st of August 2019, and this paper follows the production timeline from the initial creative meetings and research to the final design on the stage.

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