Watch a Performance
Give students the opportunity to watch a performance of Twelfth Night on stage or a film adaptation. Students may write a brief paper discussing the similarities and differences between reading the play and viewing it.
Shakespeare’s Globe Theater
Students are to conduct research and prepare a presentation for the class which illustrates the original Globe Theatre and demonstrates the acting styles and set styles of Shakespeare’s time. How did performances and staging differ in the 1600s than today?
Give students the opportunity to design a set for the play. How would they choose to depict Olivia’s house and garden? How would their scenic transitions take place?
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 narrator’s description to some extent. What kind of...
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