Year 9: A day in the life of a Victorian actor: e.g. Henry Irving or Edmund Kean, or Ellen Terry.
Your presentation should deal with:
- Living conditions
- Acting style
- Social class and lifestyle
- What happened in rehearsal
You could write this as a diary entry (maybe with illustrations!) or a wall display, or make a film!
Find out about Commedia dell’Arte
Research its origins, characters (their appearance and physicality) , plots,
Influence on drama today, commedia theatre companies working today.