Students will demonstrate an understanding of costuming by designing the costume for one character in a play or musical and by presenting a research project.
Importance of costumes, presentation of costumes
1994 National Standards:
CONTENT STANDARD 3: Designing and producing by conceptualizing and realizing artistic interpretations for informal or formal productions. CONTENT STANDARD 5: Researching by evaluating and synthesizing cultural and historical information to support artistic choices.
Basic knowledge of the theatre and stage make-up.
Lesson 1: Importance of Costumes Students will demonstrate an understanding of costume applicability by discussing with the class how costumes subtract or add to a character.
Lesson 2: Costume History Students will demonstrate an understanding of costume history by researching and presenting their research of costumes from a certain era.