dramaturgy by Iphigenia Rising
Umbrella Project Writers Group Showcase, 2018
The Scratch workshop, 2019
Recommended Listening, Viewing, & Reading
The playlist that Danielle put together while writing Rushing. All the songs referenced in the play are included, and then some.
Start at 25:29 to listen to an interview with Nancy Schwartzman, director of the documentary Roll Red Roll.
The Dear Colleague Letter that the United States Department of Education issued to all universities in 2011.
Football Movement: Drills & Weights
YouTube video of running back Saquon Barkley at the NFL Combine. Skip to 2:09 to watch him bench 225 pounds.
YouTube video of FSU’s training program. Skip to 4:54 for a look inside their weight room.
Marching Band Movement: Field Shows & Commands
YouTube video of the University of Washington Husky Marching Band performing the pregame field show. Notice how during the tribute to BYU, they sneak in a little “Bow Down to Washington” neg.
YouTube video of the UCLA Marching Band performing their halftime show: the music of Queen.
The Temple University Marching Band performing Survivor by Destiny’s Child. Pay attention to that boring freshman trumpet part in the chorus. The first trumpets get all the fun.
YouTube video of the Western Michigan University Marching Band’s marching basics. This video is sent to all incoming freshmen as they prepare for band camp.
YouTube video showcasing Ohio State Marching Band Drum Major David Pettit during a 2014 game vs Michigan.
Works Not Cited
The System: The Glory and Scandal of Big-Time College Football
by Jeff Benedict & Armen Keteyian