Table of Contents

1 Comic Catharsis: The Power of Pacifist Performance – Andrew Ryder 23 Commodification and Exploitation of the Brazilian Bombshell Carmen Miranda – Rachel E. Foran 31 Binary Opposition in The Comedy of Errors: An Actor’s Analysis of Shakespeare’s First Play – Gay Gillespie 40 The Critical Role of Alan Greg, the Unseen Character in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire – Peter A. Phillips 49 The Connection: Acting and Consciousness – J. R. McCutcheon 58 Design Thinking and the Creative Process – Robert Mark Morgan