The Role of Killer Joe in Tracy Letts' Killer Joe: A Production Thesis in Acting

by Cariker, Christopher C.

Abstract (Summary)
This thesis covers the experience of Christopher C. Cariker in his portrayal of the character Killer Joe Cooper in the play Killer Joe. It contains a character analysis, a daily record of the rehearsal process, an interview with the actor who played the original Killer Joe, Paul Dillon, a breakdown of the fight at the end of the show, acknowledgments, and thoughts/conclusions on the lessons learned throughout the experience of doing the play.
Bibliographical Information:

Advisor:John Dennis; Nick Erickson; Jo Curtis Lester

School:Louisiana State University in Shreveport

School Location:USA - Louisiana

Source Type:Master's Thesis



Date of Publication:04/07/2003

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