Julie Taymor is the master designer and creator of the masks, costumes and theatrical dance performance of Broadway's The Lion King. She went to Africa to live and study the environment, culture, and animals. She is inspiring and makes great connections to the real world of art and culture. She is....
-A Contemporary theater artist
-Visual Art, Dance, Theater, Storytelling, and history are combined!!
-Creates masks that both are sculpture pieces and performance pieces.
-Combines choreography and music composition within her art.
This PDF explores the images of both Africa and Theater. It also has a full 5 page lesson plan with a worksheet and rubric included. Student examples of masks that were created from this lesson are included in this bundle.