Date of Award


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Primary Advisor

Susan Teel

Secondary Advisor

Julie Pruett

Committee Reader

Kristin Ward


This thesis reflects upon a director’s experience while directing her first production: Sticky Notes and Bible Quotes: Godly Answers for Sticky Situations by Dennis and Nan Allen. This children’s musical was produced in cooperation with Wylie United Methodist Church of Abilene, TX. Over forty children, with the help of ten adult volunteers, shared the importance of memorizing scripture and looking to God’s Word in times of trouble through song, skits, and the recitation of scripture. While reflecting upon the production process after each rehearsal, the director makes connections between her experiences as director, the content of her music education undergraduate courses, and her Christian faith. In addition to weekly reflections, this thesis includes e-mail correspondence between the director and other production staff as well as rehearsal schedules and cast lists. Performance flyers and programs are also provided along with additional documents relevant to the production process. A complete recording of the performance is also available for viewing.

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