3-19-2008

3-19-2008 - Character Masks Mufasa shown, Scar, etc....

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Drama 2000 The Lion King Directed by Julie Taymor The masks are always above the heads of the people, so you see heads and masks They play with “duality” in the Lion King. Taymor plays with performers as scenery elements She uses costumes that are like flowers, grass, and design elements The costumes are drawn from African and Asian images and some even Roman
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Unformatted text preview: Character Masks Mufasa shown, Scar, etc. Puppetry on the masks Corporate Puppetry -using many people to create a lot of action-Often used in The Lion King Timon: Inspired by Bunraku Puppetry Zazu: Original Designoriginally going to be played by an actor from head to toe then scrapped and played by a puppet on a mans head...
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