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Costume Research Project  

Mrs. Heath's Theater Class
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Your Group may choose one of the following time periods:


9. 1920’s

2. Egyptian

10. 1930’s/1940’s

3. Medieval/Middle Ages

11. 1950’s

4. Renaissance/Shakespearian

12. 1960’s

5. Restoration/18th Century

13. 1970’s

6. Regency/Early 19th Century

14. 1980’s

7. Victorian

15. 1990’s

8. Edwardian



Your Project Summary

1.  Teach Vocabulary

7 - 10 Words

2.  Build a Costume

  • For an action figure
  • For yourself

3.  Give a Presentation

Presentation must include visual aide with at least:

¨      A picture or sketch of 1 male and 1 female from your time period, complete with hairstyle and shoes correct for time period. The items they are wearing should be labeled specifically (“Pencil Skirt” or “Hoop Skirt”, not just “Skirt”)

¨      7-10 pictures from the time period

¨      Map of the area you have studied

¨      Costume research should include those clothes worn by both men and women and by the rich and poor (if you can find the poor).           

  • Also include:     Geography of the region
                               Political Orientation
                               Religious Orientation
                               Unique concepts that occur in that time/era


    National Theatre: 50 Years of Costuming


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