The Actor in the Social Media Age: Acting Philosophy and Digital Portfolio

Ledyard, Alisa, Drama - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Virginia
Kelly, Colleen, AS-Drama Operations, University of Virginia

A document containing Alisa Ledyard’s Masters of Fine Arts thesis created for the Professional Actor Training Program at the University of Virginia. It contains a digital portfolio including performances of the monologues "Misalliance" by George Bernard Shaw, "Twelfth Night" by William Shakespeare, and "Othello" by William Shakespeare; a performance of “Everybody Loves Louis” from "Sunday in the Park with George" recorded at the “don’t tell mama” cabaret space in New York City; an on-camera acting reel; as well as an acting philosophy statement and journal about the process of selecting and creating marketing material. This thesis is aimed at providing material to be used in the transition from educational to professional theatre.

MFA (Master of Fine Arts)
theatre, acting, shakespeare, shaw, sondheim
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