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4th Wall Dramaturgy

Where student dramaturgs invite you to explore the world of a play, to go behind the scenes, and to learn more.
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Dance Dramaturgy Collaborations

Dramaturgs in BYU Theatre often collaborate with artists and choreographers in BYU Dance. Learn more about those projects below.
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Recent Articles

See the most recent articles written by dramaturgs for the BYU Theatre Season

A 1930s Dramaturgy "Soiree"

By Leslee Massey May 29, 2024 10:15 PM
The world of Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit is a rather far cry from the world that we are familiar with today. As such, a dedicated portion of our dramaturgical work for this production focused on helping the creative team become more comfortable and familiar with this brief look into the 1930s. Read Full Story

A Swing for the Supernatural

By Shelley Graham May 28, 2024 09:16 PM
If you will see, or have seen, the BYU Theatre production of Blithe Spirit this June, you may notice that there are two names in the cast list who are not given a character role, but simply the role of “Swing.” Just what is a swing, and why are they important for a production? As dramaturg, I interviewed our two swing actors to get their perspectives - and definitions - of this important role. Read Full Story

An Easter Egg Hunt through The Tempest

By Aislin Dyer April 03, 2024 03:10 PM
Our production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest is a new adaptation by director Teresa Love. Read Full Story

Go below decks of The Tempest with our creative team.

By Aislin Dyer April 03, 2024 03:06 PM
An interview with the creative team by dramaturg Aislin Dyer Read Full Story

Resources for the Creative Team

By Aislin Dyer April 03, 2024 02:53 PM
A dramaturgy website for The Tempest Read Full Story
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FOURTH WALL Noun: 1. The space that separates a performer or performance from an audience. 2. The conceptual barrier between any fictional work and its viewers or readers.

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