The student initiates and develops a project in one of the following areas: acting, design (scenic, costume, or lighting), directing, or research. The student works closely with a faculty adviser in researching, designing/writing, and completing the project. Evaluation includes a public presentation or performance in Crete, a post-presentation discussion with the theatre faculty and other appropriate cross-disciplinary faculty, and final assignment of grades by the project adviser. Planning should begin in the junior year and application must be made in writing within the first four weeks of the semester preceding the project. Three credits are required. Prerequisite: Senior theatre major and permission.