Alissa Jones, ‘17, Her Monster: A Musical Theatre Piece on Depression

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Jones is working on a musical theatre piece entitled Her Monster, a play told through the perspective of someone suffering from depression.

The Kingsport, Tennessee native chose this topic because many college students suffer from depression, and few people talk about it.  

The theatre major hopes her play will educate people and provide an open discussion about this mental illness. Through this project she hopes those who do not suffer from depression can understand this mental illness, and for those who do to understand they are not alone.

After graduation Alissa plans either to pursue a career in acting, or produce plays while continuing her education.



  • A scene from Her Monster
    A scene from Her Monster

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