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Plot Of The Halloween Costume

- Would you go out of your way to get something that you really want no matter what comes your way. Well, this is what my story is about. The title of the story is ‘The Halloween Costume’ by Juli. The reason behind the story name ‘Halloween costume’ is because it’s about a girl named Mya, who is ten years old, that wants a Halloween costume. And, when she asks her mom to buy her a Halloween costume, her mom didn’t buy it. So, Mya went ahead and told her friends about her problem and her friends did all they could to help Mya....   [tags: Halloween, Halloween costume, Costume]

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The Elephant Mask Costume and the Costume of Airowayoye

- In Gallery 101 acquisition number 1999.76 at the Dayton Art Institute, you will find the Kuosi (Elephant Mask) Society Costume of the Bamileke people in Cameroon, Africa. Standing almost six feet tall (67 inches), the elephant mask costume was worn during Tso (elephant dance) by a secret society of warriors dedicated to protecting their king. Today the costume maintains order in the Bamileke society and reminds the king that he is not above the gods. The elephant mask costume is worn to display the king’s wealth at the Kuosi celebration....   [tags: Gallery 101, Cameroon Africa, Society Costume]

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Halloween Costume Review

- Lookng for a unique Halloween rag doll costume. At bestbuy, you’ll find all your costume party needs, perfectly made just for you. This MOMMY TO BE RAG DOLL ADULT COSTUME is an excellent choice if you’re looking for a costume that is not usually worn by costume partygoers. This country style dress is one of a kind with its white and red checkered top with a maternity waist, nice white bloomers and an apron. Also attached are a pair of cool stockings with red and white stripes and a bonnet hat. You will be the most radiant looking mommy to be rag doll once you put this awesome Halloween rag doll costume....   [tags: Product Review]

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Peach Princess Costume

- If you’re thinking of dressing in Peach Princess Costume this Halloween and want someone to give you the details, well here I am. You’ve come to the right place. We have all heard stories of a Prince Charming coming to rescue his damsel in distress. Be it Cinderella or Snow White, a knight in shining armor always comes. However, these fairy tales are common while Peach Princess from Mushroom Kingdom is not. She’s cute yet stubborn. She is head-strong, smart and kind-hearted and still sexy. She represents feminism with her pink dress, red heels and white gloves....   [tags: Product Review]

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Halloween Costume Ideas

- 12. Flintstones Halloween costumes (cartoon) Flintstones Halloween Costumes - Bring a page of Stone Age history this Halloween. If you ever thought of going as a cartoon character in a costume party, why not try the Flintstones Halloween costumes. Become a working class folk from the Stone Age in Halloween and enter the party as a modernized caveman from Bedrock. You can never be wrong with a Flintstones costume in Halloween and you can even make it a theme for your group of friends. The Bedrock fashion has never grown out of style in costume gatherings, and this can be attributed to the overwhelming success of the American cartoon series....   [tags: Event Planning]

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Racial Profiling And The Costume From Their New Movie ' Moana '

- This past Halloween it seems you can’t wear a costume without offending someone and making a “racist” statement. There have been many reports of people wearing costumes that offend multiple racial groups throughout America in 2016. Each case is different, the costume may not be racist, but is taken in a racist context or the costume itself is considered “racist”. For example Disney made a recall on the costume from their new movie “Moana”, where there were complaints about the costume being racially offensive....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States, Race]

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Mourning Costume in the 19th Century

- Mourning Costume in the 19th Century The costume associated with mourning is vastly different in different cultures, but the meaning of mourning dress is relatively similar worldwide: to express respect for the dead, and to keep one's own appearance from distracting from the ceremonies surrounding death. In most of the western world, the color that dominates most mourners' wardrobes is black, while the style and cut of mourning clothes is relatively unaffected by their purpose. Especially in the 19th century, ceremonial dress retained its complexity and stylishness whether it was made of colorful prints or solids, for church wear, or the somber black of the grave-side....   [tags: Papers]

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The Study Of Costume History Not Only Tells Us The Information About The Individuals That Wear

- The study of costume history not only tells us the information about the individuals that wear them, but also helps us understand their social mores and economic status. In her book, Lou Taylor examines the history of mourning wear and provides the readers an understanding of how material culture shaped and developed the practices of mourning. Although dated, it still offers a great detailed survey of the mourning costume and traditions. Lou Taylor is not only an author but also a dress historian, designer, and professor of Dress and Textile History at the University of Brighton....   [tags: Social class, Sociology, Culture]

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Rembrandt's Painting An Old Man in Military Costume

- Rembrandt's Painting "An Old Man in Military Costume" With an extraordinary intensity, Rembrandt van Rijn’s “An Old Man in Military Costume” is an example of the artist’s use of dynamic lighting. The painting, on display at the Getty Museum, contains a single figure, an old man dressed in a military uniform. While one may appreciate the beauty of the work, to fully experience the passion and genius of the artist, it is necessary to see the painting in person. The delicate details that may be missed by a digital image are easily caught by the human eye....   [tags: Painter Painting Paint Essays]

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The Mise-en-Scene in the Film Marie Antoinette Directed by Sofia Coppola

- “Marie Antoinette” (2006) directed by Sofia Coppola is a drama/comedy, that is centered on the life of the notorious Queen of France, in the years leading up to the French Revolution. Coppola’s film style was very modern avant garde. The film focuses on Antoinette point of view throughout all her adventures and difficulties. She was the character with whom the viewer identified with the most, her observation were the most important (aside from the audience). Therefore there were many close ups and high lighting on her....   [tags: Setting, Costume, Lighting]

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How Modern Fashion And Costume Designs Reflect The True Meaning And Beauty Of Women 's Fashion

- Introduction The Qing dynasty prospered in arts and culture. Traditional forms of arts flourished: including the delicate and exquisite ceramics and Chinese porcelain. On a smaller scale, however, the most symbolic feature traveled through to the present from the Qing dynasty would be women’s fashion in the imperial palace. Women’s fashion not only depicted their status, but also reflected their beliefs and culture. As an enthusiast of the Qing dynasty, I often spot both accurate and inaccurate traces of Qing’s fashion from televisions and runways....   [tags: Qing Dynasty, China, Han Chinese, Manchu]

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Applying The Brakes On Becky 's New Car

- Apply the Brakes on Becky’s New Car…Its Going to Be a Bumpy Ride Have you ever wanted to be someone else, just for a little while. To become a new person and have a new story line. Lastly, have you ever just asked yourself, “What the heck am I doing with my life!”. Well, in the Edward K. Daniel Auditorium, on the weekend of November 6th, 7th, and 8th of 2015, Southern State Community College presented a fast-track moving performance to the surrounding community. The performance was Steven Dietz’s Becky’s New Car, directed by Rainee Angles....   [tags: Performance, Audience, The Play, Costume]

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Watchmen, directed by Zack Snyder

- Scott McCloud says in Understanding Comics that “clothes…can trigger numerous transformations in the way others see us and in the way we see ourselves” (McCloud 38). The same could arguably be said about superheroes in costumes. When superheroes don their costumes, they take on the identity of another person to fight crime. When they return from a hard night’s work, they take off their costumes and revert back to their normal selves. However, which identity is their normal self: the civilian or the caped crusader....   [tags: Film Analysis, Costume]

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Greek and Elizabethan Teather: Kabuki Theatre

- In the history of civilization, there have been many different types of theatre. There is Greek theatre and Elizabethan theater. Some are musicals, some are comedies and some are tragedies. Some types employ realistic techniques while others are more avant-gardes. But one type stands out among the rest, and that is Kabuki theatre. This classical Japanese style of dance and drama is not just theatre. It is a beautiful form of art, which has been carefully crafted over many centuries. Kabuki theatre has a very long and rich history....   [tags: performance, costume, play]

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Clothes and Fashion of the Elizabethan Era

- ... It was a long lasting fabric that took dye very well. Fulled wool was more tough and durable. Both wool and linen were in finer weaves that were more for the upper class. Lawn was probably the finest weave out of all of them. Most of the upper class wore clothes made of silk, satin, and velvet, in addition to wool and linen. Most of the Elizabethan artwork reflected the clothing worn by royalty, the nobility, and the elite. More expensive linens were bleached in the sun or block printed. Most of the embellishments included braiding, borders, ribbon trim, lace, embroidery, gems and pearls that got sewed onto the clothing....   [tags: nobility, costume, fabric]

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Spanish Flamenco and Indian Classical Kathak Dance

- DANCE INVESTIGATION Spanish Flamenco and Indian Classical Kathak Dance The Indian Classical Kathak dance and the Spanish Flamenco have striking similarities even though the location and culture of their origins greatly differ. HISTORICAL CONTEXT ORIGIN Kathak (Sanskrit translation: ‘Katha’- story; ‘Katthaka’- story-teller) can be traced to as far back as the 3rd century and is one of the eight Classical dances in India. It originated in Northern India -Rajasthan, Delhi and Uttar-Pradesh....   [tags: music, technique, costume]

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Set and Costume Design for A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare

- Set and Costume Design for A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare Elizabethans were extremely conscious of the parallels between human life and the natural world and I believe that the natural world, often perceived to be well-balanced and harmonious is an example to the human world as similarly it can also suffer discord and unrest. Evidently, the woods demonstrate several factors as although a place of mystery, magic and action in which the fairies feel at home this contrasts with the dangerous, wild place in which humans feel threatened and lonely....   [tags: Papers]

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American Beauty and Thirteen

- ... In both films, Evie and Angela are portrayed as sexually experienced. The type of lighting and camera effect used to show body features and movements is key to let the viewer experience the sexual vibe they let off in the present atmosphere. In American Beauty, Lester’s daughter Jane shows unusual sexual desires with her neighbor Ricky who is identified as a mysterious and creepy character. Sound plays a big role in the scenes that they are both present in because of Ricky’s unusual behavior....   [tags: identity, sexuality, cinematography, costume]

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Courts and Power Relations

- The courtroom is a ritualised space, involving costume, language, spatial organisation and so on, and courts, therefore, constitute performative exercises of power. Discuss some of the ways in which courts demonstrate power and/or power relations. The courtroom is a ritualised space in which many features are effectively manipulated to demonstrate the states power over the individual. It is because of such displays of power that the courtroom is commonly identified as a place of justice where social order is upheld....   [tags: Costume, Language, Spatial Organization]

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Halloween : Halloween And The Last Day Of Halloween

- This is Halloween It’s 4:25 in the afternoon of the 31st of October, and everyone in the family is getting ready. The youngest will be going with his friends and an older brother to beg strangers for candy, while the middle child heads to a friends house to willingly watch movies that will frighten her so much, she’ll be unable to fall asleep for a whole week. Despite having no plans of leaving the house, the parents still get in costume to impress the children that visit their home. This brings up their hopes before they’re handed a bag of pretzels, leaving the children disappointed and resulting in the house being covered in toilet paper later that night for revenge....   [tags: Confectionery, Halloween costume, Halloween, Candy]

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Graduation Speech : My First Achievement

- Throughout my academic career I have accomplished various achievements and been presented with many challenges. Nonetheless, these experiences were necessary in molding me into the student I am today. High school allowed me to conquer many of my goals. My first achievement is one that many may see as mundane. After debating whether I should enroll myself in my school 's driving course, I took the plunge. It was my junior year of high school and after seeing so many pupils my age begin to drive and become independent, I knew it was time for me to do so as well....   [tags: High school, College, Costume design]

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Transformation of Costume Selection and Incorporating Props into the performance of Shakespeare's plays of King Richard, Richard the II and Richard II

- Transformation of Costume Selection and Incorporating Props into the performance of Shakespeare's plays of King Richard, Richard the II and Richard III Performance of plays can take various shapes depending on the director's perspective of the text, the key element, within the framework of the play. In addition text can be interpreted different ways, regarding directing technique, such as style and action choices, and scenery decisions. These factors contribute to the overall result of the performance containing either conventional elements or having a contemporary twist....   [tags: Papers]

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Elizabethan Clothes and Costumes

- The people who lived during the Elizabethan Era were not allowed to wear whatever they like or desired. Their Fashion choices had to be followed by a strict law. The English people chose to establish social classes by the colors they wore and this had an affect on costumes used in theatre. Queen Elizabeth I followed the sumptuary laws, which was only certain classes were consent to wear specific fabric and colors. Therefore in plays the actors could only wear certain colors for their costumes that displayed what role and class their character was in....   [tags: Elizabethan era, Clothes, Costumes, theatre,]

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The World of Fashion was Changed by Designer, Muriel King

- ... Muriel was born in the Bay view,Washington in 1900.She went to school as an art student and went to the University of Washington.She learned a lot at the university and had the chance to experience designing costumes.She would on the side design theater costumes.That is when her whole fashion career started.She moved to New York in the early 1920’s to start her designing career.She started off with becoming a fashion illustrator for the magazines Vogue and Harper's Bazaar.In 1932 she opened up her own shop at East 61st Street in New York.She worked as a designer for many films like Sylvia Scarlett(1935) and Stage door(1937)....   [tags: vogue, clothes, costume]

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Costumes In Bollywood And Hollywood Films

- Costumes are an important part of a film’s pre-production work. It helps the audience to understand a character’s background in the film. To adapt something means to fit, adjust, make suitable and film costumes conform to notions of realism and, also employ the notion of the cinematic spectacle (Street, 2001). All the costumes in the movies have either cultural, political or economic representation. The costume designers go through various research before designing costumes for the characters in the movie....   [tags: Bollywood, Film, Actor, Hollywood, Los Angeles]

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Stopping A Costumer 's Attention

- In order to catch a costumer’s attention to buy any product there are advertisements. Anywhere you go you, see advertisements on buses, magazines, billboards, banners, and even televisions. At first glance we see what the ad is trying to sell us whether it is perfume, clothing, or food. But at a second glance, looking closely, we see what the ad is actually communicating more than just the product. In the first ad, for Target, featuring Champion workout clothes for women, there is a white room with a wooden floor; the room has a big circular window in the middle with a view of the city and its buildings....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Blue, Female]

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Importance of Costumes in As You Like It, Twelfth Night, and Henry IV, Part One

- Importance of Costumes in As You Like It, Twelfth Night, and Henry IV, Part One The Jewish holiday Purim celebrates the rescue of the ancient Jews of Persia from certain destruction at the hands of Haman. The fair queen Ester tricks the villain, and Haman betrays himself before the king. Each year the story is read aloud amidst great celebration. The children, and even the adults, dress up as their favorite character in the story. Each time Haman’s name is uttered, everyone makes as much noise as they can to blot out his evil name....   [tags: As You Like It]

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The Evolution of Fashion

- THE EVOLUTION OF FASHION Certain times have advanced fashion and the 18th century was full of days which led to it possibility for more people to know about fashion. The evolution of fashion is an essential work for everyone concerned with designs and costumes for different stages over the period of time. Clothing are a necessity also they are function. The change of garments depends on the weather and fabric Fashion changes began to spread rapidly from the higher class to middle and working lower class....   [tags: History, Designs, Costumes]

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Halloween Through History

- Every year we celebrate a holiday at the end of October involving costumes, candy, and pranks. Can you guess which holiday I am talking about. Of course you can. Halloween is one of the biggest holidays of the year ,second only to (in my opinion) Christmas. We follow many strange traditions on Halloween, but why. Why do we dress up. Why do we get candy. And what is the meaning of the phrase “ Trick or Treat”. In order to explain, this we need to go back to the very beginning of this creepy holiday....   [tags: Samhain, dead, costumes]

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Theatrical Masks

- The importance of costume in the theatre cannot be rated too highly, for it is not only an outward and immediately visible medium of expression for the actor himself but it is significant of the dramatic values which he is suppose to portray (Brooke, 1). The colors, texture and shape of a costume can create a feeling of the character that the actor may not be able to portray. There is not any definite information on what exactly the Greeks used for costumes because so much time has elapsed since the original records were taken....   [tags: Theater Costumes]

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Essay on Action, Props, Costumes, and Visual Elements in Trifles

- Action, Props, Costumes, and Visual Elements in Trifles Susan Glaspell’s play, Trifles, shows the importance of staging, gestures, and props to create the proper atmosphere of a play. Without the development of the proper atmosphere through directions from the author, the whole point of the play may be missed. Words definitely do not tell the whole story in Trifles - the dialog only complements the unspoken. Susan Glaspell tells us her vision of the Wright's kitchen, where the action of her play "Trifles" takes place, through stage directions....   [tags: Trifles Essays]

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The Globe Theater, Home of Many of Shakespeare's Plays

- ... A selection or ropes and rigging would allow for special effects, such as flying or exciting entries. They would have crowded around each side of the stage structure. At the time bathrooms weren’t built so people would relieve themselves outside. (3-1) The Globe Theatre built by a carpenter named Peter Smith and his workers. The theater’s wooden framework made at the builder’s yard. Eventually taken apart and each piece marked for re-assembly on site. Bear-building rings may have proposed to build the theater....   [tags: architecture, costumes, actors]

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Commentary on the Play "Wicked"

- On Saturday, December 21 at 8:00 p.m., I saw the play Wicked in Chicago at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts with my family. I had always heard how spectacular the play was. My parents even saw it on Broadway in New York years ago and absolutely loved it and wouldn’t stop talking about it. Well let me tell you, describing Wicked as being a spectacular show is dead on, maybe even an understatement. Wicked was by far one of the best plays I’ve ever seen. Between the actors, lighting, scenery, and music, it was an amazing show and grabbed your attention at all times....   [tags: Oz, Costumes, Actors]

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Film Components in The Matrix

- Soon after, Neo the hacker, is questioning the truth of this entire world, which is seemed to be normal. And, he meets Trinity, an other hacker. The leader of the Nebuchadnezzar, Morpheus tells him the actual real world is controlled by a computer artificial intelligence system called “The Matrix”, humans are only like animals raised by them without any freedom and thoughts. And, Neo is the only savior who can rescue the humans. However, the road to salvation can never be smoothed, so where will the actual real world be....   [tags: setting, design, costumes]

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How Baz Luhrmann Uses Props, Iconography, Costumes, and Settings to Create His Own Version of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

- How Baz Luhrmann Uses Props, Iconography, Costumes, and Settings to Create His Own Version of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare’s best loved tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, has been portrayed in theatres and on film in many different ways. But none have been quite like Baz Luhrmann’s imaginative and unconventional adaptation. He has brought aspects of the plays Elizabethan origins and transfused them with a modern day background and created, what can only be described as a masterpiece....   [tags: Papers]

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Training for Customer Loyalty: Pal’s Training Case Study

- Training for Customer Loyalty “Training is the systematic acquisition of skills, rules, concepts, or attitudes that result in improved performance” (Goldstein & Ford, 2002). Pal’s Sudden Service has focused their hiring practices on hiring the right people first, providing the best training possible and reinforcing training everyday. The investment in training has much more to do with the company other than low errors, reduced customer wait times, which lead to high customer satisfaction. The focus on training reduces employee turnover....   [tags: costumer satisfaction, profitability, loyalty]

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Save-A-Lot and Giant Eagle

- I visited Giant Eagle, 6930 W Central Ave Toledo OH, (419) 841-0842 on November 20, 2013. This store is in a suburban area. They have a gas station out front with a little convenient store. They also offer a Pharmacy with a drive thru. Upon entering the store I was shocked because they offer a Dry Cleaning Service which I have never seen offered before at a grocery store. I had to inquire about this service because I was so unfamiliar with this service. I asked the employee that works in this department if they have a lot of customers that bring their clothes in to be dry cleaned and she said yes they have a wide variety of customers and are very busy throughout the week....   [tags: convenient store, costumer service, store]

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Process of Archeology

- 1) The Steps to Gathering Field Work In societies eye we see archaeologists excavating old ruin temples that have been hidden for thousands of years, but what if the project was examining artifacts on land. Then excavating would be pointless, which is why there are two main ways to collect this data archaeological survey and excavation. Each archaeologist has a different approach and can have many factors influencing which type of field work to select. Before starting field work you must have a detailed and developed research plan, field work is the most important area of work for an archaeologist....   [tags: Electromagnetic Waves, Burial Costumes]

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Discrimination Issues Appearing during Halloween

- Discrimination Issues Appearing During Halloween From time immemorial, hell was an inspiration for the costumes used during Halloween. In the contemporary society, turning up for Halloween dressed up as a goblin, zombie or ghost is less likely to make a staunch follower of the event to receive sufficient appreciation. Popular culture has succeeded in replacing the underworld in terms of providing influential costumes for the event. The aspect of individuals from different races increasingly dominating pop culture is causing costume lovers to face a number of issues....   [tags: pop culture and uniqueness, ]

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My Childhood Memories: Halloween

- Halloween has always been my favorite holiday and each year brings new experiences that make me love it even more. My first memory of Halloween is the costume I went out trick or treating with my grandmother, who lived 500 miles away. She made me a homemade costume that I wish I still had today. The costume was supposed to be a butterfly. It was purple with butterfly-like markings on the body, wings and antennas, and it engulfed my small, child-size body the second I put it on. I remember hating that costume, but today I would kill to have it....   [tags: Personal Narratives 2014]

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Catherine De Medici 's Ballet

- Ballet is a beautiful artwork which expresses ones dance ability beyond core and strength, it is a very mental and physical sport. It has graced the stages of many and has made people smile and cry whether you are on the one on the stage or the audience cheering after every step. It’s a dream to watch. Ballet was originated in the 15th century italian renaissance courts. Ballet was performed at wedding celebration where music and dance would be watched and praised. Many people praised ballet for what it was....   [tags: Ballet, Dance, New York City Ballet]

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The Importance Of The Extra Credit Production Response I Decided At The Indiana Repertory Theatre

- For the extra credit production response I decided to attend Bridge & Tunnel, a production done at the Indiana Repertory Theatre. One thing I have to point out is that I was ecstatic to attend the play just because the one I recently attended for my production response was great. When I first arrived I was somewhat debating if the show was going to be good because all I saw were older adults walking in and I did not know I if was going to be watching something different than what I had expected....   [tags: Actor, Theatre, Acting, Performance]

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The First Annual Halloween Party

- The day was October 31st, and B.F Skinner was to hold his 7th annual Halloween party at his house in Pennsylvania. Many people would be attending this grand party, including some of his nearest and dearest psychology buddies, Sigmund Freud and Wilhelm Wundt. Also attending would be famous icons such as Albert Einstein, Babe Ruth, and Skinner’s wife of course, Yvonne Blue. The guest were to arrive at the party at 7 o’clock sharp in their best Halloween costumes. Food would be provided and many games were to be played....   [tags: Psychology, Sigmund Freud, Unconscious mind]

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Fashion Evolution of Clothing in Sri Lanka over the Centuries

- ... ** put a pic here of nilame uniform, costume of the royal family, lady of royal family, normal girl During the reign of Wimaladharmasuriya (1591 – 1604), the normal dress of a king was a shirt and a long sleeved jacket with a manthaya around the neck. Sinhalese style decorated turban or malabar style, pair of trouser with a high cornered hat with a borala. It was a custom to wear a sword and nobody was allowed to wear stocking and shoes which was a part of their royal clothes.The main intention of making kings’ jewelry special was to make the king prior and noticeable among people....   [tags: fashion, clothes, ckimate, market]

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Romeo and Juliet the Film

- Romeo and Juliet the Film Baz Luhrmann’s innovative version of Romeo and Juliet has an important part in changing peoples portrayal of what Shakespeare is originally about. A modern stereotype of Shakespeare has made many readers think that Shakespeare is boring as it was written 400 years ago. The party mood is established in the opening shots of the scene by different focuses on colour, music and camera angles. At the beginning of the scene, people are firing guns. A number of establishing shots are used at the beginning of the scene to show the audience the setting of the scene....   [tags: Papers]

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Kunqu Opera from the Peony Pavilion

- On March 17th, 2014 the department of music at Hunter College hosted a recital of Qing Yi Arias from The Peony Pavilion, a Kunqu Opera. Kunqu Opera is a form of Chinese musical drama consisting of three components that work concurrently and in synchronization. The Qing Yi Arias adheres to these principles and is successful in executing them. The recital was composed of three performers, Ms. Yang Ling as Qing Yi, a virtuous and noble woman, Mr. Chen Tao on Kundi, a bamboo flute and Mr. Huang Shi-Rong on percussion....   [tags: Chinese culture]

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Romeo and Juliet Assessment: Death and Conflict

- Death and Conflict is a complicated theme throughout both Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann's drama. However, Act 5 scene 3 in both variations has become a debatable topic about the way Juliet reacts to when Romeo drinks the poison. And especially in Franco Zeffirelli when juliet commits suicide. Zeffirelli sets his play in the Renaissance Italy (14th century). However, Luhrmann's is set in modern Verona Beach. And because they were set in these locations , the costumes changes. In Luhrmann's the costumes are well distinct the Montagues wore bright Hawaiian shirts that could represent their personalities as being confident, bright, and well suited with the Verona lifestyle whilst the Capule...   [tags: death, conflict, zeffirelli, baz luhmann's]

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Analysis Of Stanley Kubrick 's ' The Old Ultraviolence On A Tramp '

- The arrangement of scenery that appears in a frame has a crucial impact on our perception of the film. Everything observable exists to help establish the director’s vision. The lighting, set, and costume all come together to create a powerful technique called mise-en-scene. The director employs the technique to gravitate our attention towards important details, while using other details to support the frames focal point. A scene that shows elements for mise-en-scene is the ‘’the old ultraviolence on a tramp’’ scene from the cult classic A Clockwork Orange....   [tags: A Clockwork Orange, Stanley Kubrick, Light]

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The Concert Opened With Act II, Tychtrip, And Lost Sheep Welcome

- Over Halloween weekend, Dance TCU in concert, performed at Ed Landreth Hall on the TCU campus, was a mid term showcase performed by the students in the TCU School for Classical and Contemporary Dance. The overall mood was very professional. These college level dancers performed various pieces from Giselle to video edited versions of dance to contemporary dances inspired by swing dancing. Each piece was unique and whether the style was classical or contemporary, the execution was very good. The quality of the performance was spectacular and showed all the work that everyone involved in the production has put out to perfect all the aspects of the show come together....   [tags: Dance, Choreography, Performance, Performing arts]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Pedro The Great Pretender '

- Pedro the Great Pretender Reality is an idea that many singers, artist and writers have been trying to show through their work. Cervantes’ intention was to portray a story of life for others to hear his story but believe it. The display of the story needs to be told in a truthful manner as possible, and can help a production go from a play to an experience of witnessing history for the viewer. In a production reality is based on how much believability the audience is willing to believe and how close the piece of work resembles real life....   [tags: Truth, Reality, Mind, Performance]

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Evaluation of a Theatre Performance

- INTRO This module (THE3000) focused on a group performance, with each individual being assessed on their performance within a chosen role. The process of the module was firstly reading a selection of plays assigned by the module leader. Groups then formed, based on their interests, balance of skills and their willingness to work with a certain text. Once the groups became existent we re-read the text chosen and discussed our opinions on various issues relevant to contemporary theatre and the aesthetics surrounding the production of the text....   [tags: Theater]

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The Royal Court Production Of Father Comes Home From The Wars

- The Royal court production of Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2, and 3). By Suzan-Lori Parks, directed by Jo Bonney, (2014) was a “provocative” (Collins) performance that invited the audience to draw contemporary parallels from historic material. It’s deep and entwined grounding in a base of Greek war theatre and its in-depth exploration of sensitive and relevant themes enabled Parks to piece together a performance that seeks not only to explore the parallels between historical racism and the racism of the modern day but allowed her an element of subtlety that was used to varying degrees of success during the performance....   [tags: Stage, Blocking, Performance, Periodization]

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Symbolism and Irony in The Cask of Amontillado

- Symbolism can represent a character, action or a setting. It can also represent, or symbolizes something else. For example, the apple design that all the iPhone’s, iPod’s, and apple computers have, represent, or symbolizes something. The apple symbolizes “A tribute to Alan Turing, the man who laid the foundations for the modern-day computer.” In this world everything symbolizes something or represents someone or a thing. For example, figures symbols, colors, numbers, and letters they also can represent, or symbolize something....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, literary analysis]

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Morality in The Two Gentleman of Verona

- Morality in The Two Gentleman of Verona Two Gentlemen of Verona, directed by Mr. Wolfe, depicted an excellent plot through strong acting and characterization. In addition it possessed humor that perfectly affixed into the era of the sixties. The play was transformed from it's original time era and placed in the sixties. The main plot outline surrounds two gentleman from Verona who were best friends. These two best friends named Valentine and Proteus were played by Geoffrey Kidwell, and Noah Silverman....   [tags: Papers]

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The Age Of Designer Jewelry

- Title: (1 more) The term “costume jewelry” was first used in the early twentieth century to differentiate fashion jewelry that was worn on a regular basis, as opposed to “fine jewelry” which were rarely worn and considered heirlooms or investments. (Baker) During the early to mid-twentieth century, costume jewelry was used by big names in the fashion industry such as a way to complete an outfit. While fine jewelry was associated with the upper class, costume jewelry by comparison was cheaper to produce, and made out of less valuable materials....   [tags: Working class, Middle class, 20th century, Fashion]

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The Hobbit : Battle Of The Five Armies

- This critique is about the film “The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies”. It is a heavy designed film that definitely had a long research and design process. There is more than one designer in each area of the following; scenery, costume, lighting and sound. Instead of talking about each designer’s accomplishment in the film. I will be talking only about their work. There were so many participants in the creating of the film it would be hard to reference each design element to an artist. The following are the mentioned artist, The Art Directors Simon Bright and Andy Mclaren, Set decoration by Myktya Brazhnyk, Simon Bright, and Ra Vincent, Costume design by Bob Buck, Ann Maskrey, and Richard T...   [tags: The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, Frodo Baggins]

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TV's Influence in Fashion

- Fashion on screen has evolved to function not just as costume, but as an independent aesthetic discourse, which is challenging the ways audiences think about and consume fashion in their own lives (Gaines, 1990). Television undeniably wields an enormous amount of power to influence culture, especially given its serial nature of complicated, multi-episode programmes, rather than one-off dramas. Furthermore, as one of the central image-making institutions, it is arguably becoming one of the most powerful forces in fashion communication (Warner, 2014)....   [tags: Research Project]

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Cinematic Techniques in Strictly Ballroom

- Extended Film Response How the film techniques used by Baz Luhrman to influence the portrayal and development of characters in the film Strictly Ballroom. In the film Strictly Ballroom, the director Baz Luhrman uses many different film techniques to influence the portrayal and development of characters. Costume and makeup is used as a vital technique to show the audience the characters’ personalities and also the development of some characters. Camera angles and lighting is another technique that is used to exaggerate the characters’ personalities and the scenes they are in....   [tags: Baz Luhrman Film Movie Movies]

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The Extension of Copyright is Necessary to Protect the Rights of Artists and Ensure Future Creativity

- Like the famous Pablo Picasso once said: “Bad artists copy. Good artists steal” (Whittaker 2008, p.131). The focus of this essay is on copyright and the laws and legislations that are put in place to uphold this right. The presence of copyright is necessary particularly focusing on intellectual property rights in film, and whether it should be put in place not only to protect the rights of the artists but also to promote future creativity in the industry. The definition of copyright is the exclusive rights to produce copies and to control literary, musical, or artistic work for a number of years; within the United Kingdom this is 70 years from the artist or producers death or from the date o...   [tags: International Law]

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Use Of Good And Evil Through The Eyes Of A Young Girl

- ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Film/Literary Analysis It can be said that To Kill a Mockingbird is one of the most beloved novels of all time. There is something so powerful about witnessing the discovery of good and evil through the eyes of a young girl. While the novel paints a beautiful first-person perspective of Scout’s experiences, I believe that the film adaptation did an equally beautiful job of allowing us to see through Scout’s eyes. One of the key elements that allow us to gain a better understanding of what Scout is seeing and experiencing is through cinematography....   [tags: Good and evil, Evil, Film editing, Long shot]

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Language Forces Us On The World As Man Presents It Us

- “Language forces us to perceive the world as man presents it to us.” (Julia Penelope). Language is a mold Many will say that no matter what language one speaks everyone has the same brain anatomy thus language does not shape the way that we think and they way we perceive the world. While others believe there is no correlation with language and how it shapes human thoughts, there is evidence that proves otherwise; language does shape the way that we think. It is odd to think that no matter the language one speaks that everyone’s way of thinking is all identical....   [tags: Mind, Cognition, Thought, Language]

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Nora From A Doll House By Henrik Ibsen

- Nora from A Doll House by Henrik Ibsen and Edie from “How I Met My Husband” by Alice Munro, have to overcome obstacles in their lives to become independent women. Nora and Edie start out by being naive, child-like, and rely on a man. While the authors didn’t wrote their works to be feminist, the play and the short story shows feminism in the women of the work. In the short story, Edie is still a teenager trying to become a woman and realizes there are two types of women in life. While Nora is an adult she still acts like a teenager, playing “hide and seek” with her children (Ibsen Act I 1108)....   [tags: A Doll's House, Henrik Ibsen, Woman]

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Analysis Of Annie Baker 's ' The Flick '

- Sex, love, depression, guilt, trust, all are topics presented in this remarkably well written and performed drama. The Flick, a 2014 Pulitzer Prize winning drama by Annie Baker, serves to provide a social commentary which will leave the audience deep in thought well after the curtain closes. Emporia State Universities Production of this masterpiece was a masterpiece in itself, from the stunningly genuine portrayal of the characters of Avery and Rose, to the realism found within the set, every aspect of the production was superb....   [tags: Theatre, Drama, Performance, Film production]

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The Way Language Molds Thought

- The Way Language Molds Thought "Language forces us to perceive the world as man presents it to us." (Julia Penelope). Language is a mold in which affects how one thinks and perceives the world. Many will say that no matter what language one speaks everyone has the same brain anatomy thus language does not shape the way that we think and the way we perceive the world. While others believe there is no correlation with language and how it shapes human thoughts, there is evidence that proves otherwise; language does shape the way that we think....   [tags: English language, Mind, Spanish language]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Vanity '

- Introduction Earlier this year, Internet personality Meg Turney uploaded a photo of herself in full comic costume (more colloquially known as “cosplay”) to her Facebook page. She wore a strapless purple top with a sweetheart neckline and a pair of high-waisted bottoms, coupled with a bow and arrow slung over her shoulder and a pair of black bunny ears. Her costume that can easily be described as Hawkeye, the lone archer from The Avengers franchise, but dressed as a Playboy Bunny. Ms. Turney’s outfit was nothing more scandalous nor more revealing than a one-piece bathing suit....   [tags: Gender, Female, Feminist theory, Woman]

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The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is a very popular American novel and was portrayed in a 1974 film directed by Jack Clayton. Just as one would read a novel, one must also read into the mise-en-scene of a film. The scene in the film where Jay Gatsby finally meets up with Daisy Buchanan has exceptional use of this cinematic element. The textbook Looking at Movies: An Introduction to Film defines mise-en-scene as, “Staging; the overall look and feel of a movie-the sum of everything the audience sees, hears, and experiences while viewing it” (Barsam and Monahan 500)....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby]

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Ballet Analysis: La Sylphide

- My first choice was a ballet piece named La Sylphide. La Sylphide is a story about a young Scottish man named James who is soon to be wed. He falls asleep and has an intricate dream about a beautiful sylphide, which is a spirit. In his dream they dance and he soon falls in love with the sylphide. When he awakes, he soon forgets about the sylphide and focuses on his fiancée. A witch soon arrives in the castle that reads palms and tells James he would betray his fiancée on their wedding day. He doesn’t listen and the wedding continues....   [tags: ballerina, james, danish ballet]

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Seeking an Identity through Carnival

- According to the article History of Carnival, in the past carnival was a tradition that celebrated the day before lent. As stated in the article History of Carnival, "Hundred and hundreds of years ago, the followers of the Catholic religion in Italy started the tradition of holding a wild costume festival right before the first day of Lent. Because Catholics are not supposed to eat meat during Lent, they called their festival, carnevale — which means “to put away the meat.” The French, who migrated to Trinidad, brought this tradition with them....   [tags: article review, culture, trinidad carnival]

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The Masquerade in Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House

-    In A Doll House, Ibsen presents us with Torvald and Nora Helmer, a husband and wife who have lived together for eight years and still don't know each other. This rift in their relationship, caused in part by Torvald's and Nora's societally-induced gender roles and also by the naivete of both parties to the fact that they don't truly love one another, expands to a chasm by the end of the play, ultimately causing Nora to leave Helmer. Throughout most of the play, Ibsen continually has his characters prepare for a masquerade ball that takes place at their friends' house....   [tags: A Doll’s House Essays]

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Dance and Drama at the Kerala Kathakali Centre in South India

- ... The chutti artist is, After the make-up process, another 2 hours is required for the applied make-up to completely dry and then, the performer is then dressed in the costume appropriate for the character they are portraying which in this case is a Paccha character. Make-up preparation takes place in a sacred dressing room (similar to the one in the image to the left) referred to as ‘Anniyara’. In this room, the performer lays on a mat which is positioned on the floor in order to have the intricate chutti applied on their face....   [tags: ramayana and the puranas]

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Characterizing Theatre

- Theatre is known as one of the greatest art forms of all time, since it is the one way that human beings can connect and relate to one another. Theatre has been highly recognized throughout all of history by various cultures, societies, customs, and traditions. One of the highly recognized forms of theatre is known as Commedia dell' arte. Commedia dell' arte is a theatrical form characterized by improvised dialogue and a cast of colorful stock characters. Commedia emerged in Italy in the fifteenth century, through performances by various troupes in the streets and marketplaces, and rapidly gained popularity throughout Europe....   [tags: Historical Art, Stock Characters]

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Henrik Isben's A Doll's House

- After she reveals the "dastardly deed" to her husband, he becomes understandably agitated; in his frustration he shares the outside world with her, the ignorance of the serious business world, and destroys her innocence and self-esteem. This disillusion marks the final destructive blow to her doll's house. Their ideal home including their marriage and parenting has been a fabrication for the sake of society. Nora's decision to leave this false life behind and discover for herself what is real is directly symbolic of woman's ultimate realization....   [tags: A Doll's House Essays]

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Settings and Actors: What´s Mise-en-scene?

- ... - Describing the role-play of lighting, settings, props and décor in subconsciously providing details to the audience. - Deriving desired results in scenes by applying subtle modifications in costume, makeup, physical gestures and vocal tones of actors. - Contribution of space and time in providing completion to the term mise-en-scene with respect to film. In one of the scenarios the props will play a vital role along with the narrative, while in the other scenario they shall simply fulfill their rudimentary purposes....   [tags: scenario, lightning technique, script]

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Analyzing The Du Production Show

- Analyzing the DU Production Show After I watched three DU production shows, the most impressive show to me was called I’m Not Stupid. This is a very powerful and impulsive show. The unique context with twisted psychological way of thinking created huge amount of emotion throughout the show. This is a tragedy, From the death of Roger, the show reveals the ugly or dark soul of human being. It showed the cruelest moral problem, which is betrayal from the most trustworthy person. This whole show is really sad....   [tags: Time, Feeling, Audience theory, Emotion]

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The World Of The Theatre

- In the world of the theatre there are two sides of the curtain, the light and the dark or as most call them, actors and technicians, and together they create a magnificent experience for people anywhere to enjoy. The actors and technicians jobs spoken of are part of a high school theatre or amateur theatre, not professional where the jobs are much more difficult and complicated. Actors are the face of a performance, while the technicians are the support system in the background. During a single scene of a show a hundred things could be happening....   [tags: Actor, Theatre, Scenic design, Character]

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Critique : Intimate Apparel

- Salim Naser 0916303 THEA 1331 February 20, 2016 (opening night) Critique: Intimate Apparel This play covers issues relating to racial prejudice, cultural stereotypes, and gender roles. We are introduced to these issues through the trials and tribulations of Esther Mills, a highly talented African-American seamstress looking for love at the age of thirty five. The set, while very simple and had only a few props (bed, table, staircase, piano, and fabric store) was very dynamic and was easily changed in between scenes, sometimes all they did was change the comforter on the bed....   [tags: Protagonist, Antagonist, The Play, Esther]

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Wonder Woman: A Symbol of the Feminist Movement

- "William Marston was an unusual man—a psychologist, a soft-porn pulp novelist, more than a bit of a carny, and the (self-declared) inventor of the lie detector. He was also the creator of Wonder Woman, the comic that he used to express two of his greatest passions: feminism and women in bondage."(Berlatsky, 2015) For over 60 years, Wonder Woman has filled the pages of her magazine with adventures ranging from battling Nazis, to declawing human-like Cheetahs. Her exploits thrilled and inspired many young girls, including Gloria Steinem....   [tags: Wonder Woman, Bondage, Feminism]

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Cross-Dressing in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and As You Like It

- Cross-Dressing in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and As You Like It In Shakespeare's plays Twelfth Night and As You Like It both of the lead female characters dress as men. Both plays are comedies and the change in gender is used as a joke, but I think it goes much deeper. A woman can become a man, but only if it is not permanent. The affect of the change cannot be too great because she must change back to female once everything is settled. They are strong female characters, but must become men to protect themselves and ultimately solve the problem of the play....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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The Film : The Ultimate Cut

- The film Alexander: The Ultimate Cut is the 2014 extended version of the 2004 film of the same title, following the life of Alexander the Great. Set in the 300’s B.C., the Classical Age of Greek costume, the film spans the conquests of the Macedonian ruler throughout Greece, Babylon, India, and various other locations. With this setting, time span, and with many characters, the costumes are numerous and diverse. The costume designer, Jenny Beavan, worked with art and textile historians to create the costumes for everything from servants to soldiers to kings....   [tags: Alexander the Great, Philip II of Macedon, Hair]

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The Production Of Latin American Music

- 1. When you arrived in the theatre, what were your impressions of what the performance would be like. Make comments about the audience, the program, the space (theatre and seating area), any display in front of the theatre, and the set, music, and lights that may have been used before the performance. The audience was fairly quiet before the play began and many people were reading the program. The program was fairly simple and straightforward, but the promotional posters were very bright and exciting....   [tags: Latin America, United States, Spain]

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