Students should take the opportunity, in class or outside of class, to watch the film Rhinoceros in its entirety and write a paper comparing it to the play.
Draw a Character
Have students draw their interpretation of a character from the play. Artistic ability is not important, but their drawings must reflect the type of costume worn by the character, whether the character is fat or thin, bald, prim or slovenly. What colors do the characters wear?
Students should research different styles of costuming that have been used in productions of the plays and create their own to wear to class.
In performance, Absurdist plays can present several problems for the contemporary actor. Western "method" acting is unacceptable as a portrayal of such a farcical production. Students should examine the styles of acting which would be suitable and may demonstrate the differences...
This section contains 809 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)