Students will create paper mache masks based on their favorite, or most inspiring character. Have students create the masks in commedia dell'arte style.
Suzanne's Symbolic Wreath
Create Suzanne's wreath. Use flowers. Try to express the meaning of the wreath; that love is more powerful than desire.
The Biography of Pierre-Augustin de Beaumarchais
Research the author of THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, Pierre-Augustin de Beaumarchais, and present an author biography to the class.
Select an act to perform live! Gather up fellow students and assign them characters.
Create a playbill of THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO as if it were to appear on Broadway. Include your classmates as members of the cast and crew.
Create sketches of the costumes with which you imagine the characters of the play to wear. You may break it down by act if you desire.
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