BUNDLE DRAMA LESSON: CIRCUS THEME--COSTUME DESIGN & STAGE MAKEUP

BUNDLE DRAMA LESSON:  CIRCUS THEME--COSTUME DESIGN & STAGE MAKEUP
BUNDLE DRAMA LESSON:  CIRCUS THEME--COSTUME DESIGN & STAGE MAKEUP
BUNDLE DRAMA LESSON:  CIRCUS THEME--COSTUME DESIGN & STAGE MAKEUP
BUNDLE DRAMA LESSON:  CIRCUS THEME--COSTUME DESIGN & STAGE MAKEUP
BUNDLE DRAMA LESSON:  CIRCUS THEME--COSTUME DESIGN & STAGE MAKEUP
BUNDLE DRAMA LESSON:  CIRCUS THEME--COSTUME DESIGN & STAGE MAKEUP
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  1. This two-day lesson on costume design is focused on circus performers and their unusual costumes. It gives your students an opportunity to be costume designers. Suitable for students in grades 4 to 9, the product is broken down for two class periods, although it could be used for a one day explorati
  2. This two-day lesson on costume design is focused on circus performers and their unusual stage makeup seen through the study of Cirque Du Soleil. It gives your students an opportunity to be stage make up designers as well. Suitable for students in grades 4 to 9, the product is broken down for two cla
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These elements of drama lessons study costume design and stage makeup using circus performers (in particular Cirque Du Soleil) as their focus! These are great for an elementary gifted class or middle school drama class.

Costume Design:

• The History of Costume Design

• The Rationale for Teaching Costume Design

• Costume Notes for Students

• Procedure

• Materials List

• Source & Video link list (Cirque De Soleil, Ringling Brothers, etc.)

• A Warm-Up—engaging and creative

• Circus Performer list & skills

• Two Assignments--one drawing and one creative writing

• Student Examples

Stage Makeup:

• Warm Up Game--Zip, Zap, Zop (MY version)

• The History of Stage Makeup (separate file of Power Point slides & teacher's lecture notes)

• Teacher's Script--what I say and how I say it

• Procedure

• Materials List

• Source & Video link list (Cirque De Soleil makeup tutorials, etc.)

• Pinterest board link with examples

• Two Assignments--one drawing and one creative writing

• Theatre Quote page--great to use for discussion and/or bell ringers

Comprehensive? You bet.

Field tested and created by an award winning veteran drama teacher, this lesson and exercise is guaranteed fun and total student engagement.

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