Outline the proposed performance research topic (no more than two pages) and how you will address all or some of the following areas (you may add more areas, as well): • Why do you think this performance piece has Jewish cultural themes in it? • What message, using these Jewish cultural themes, does the performance artist/writer want to tell their audience? • What is the history of the performance piece – both in the historical context that it may be depicting; and what is the history of the performance piece? • What is the performing artist or creator’s background and identity? • How is the performance artist/creator’s identity part of the piece • Does this piece have an impact on the field of performance/theatre/film (etc.) overall? • What is the artistic (aesthetic) sensibility of the piece and how does it contribute to the Jewishness in it? IMPORTANT: You MUST also include a list of books, articles, and sources (not all “online,” meaning some must come from a library) you will be consulting for your research.