From the Classroom: DESIGN!
This week at Big Green Theater, we were visited by wonderful wardrobe and scenic designers Preesa Bullington and Michael Minahan! With their guidance, the students learned how to think about creatively designing the scenic elements for their plays. The playwriting groups began to design scale models for their sets using arts and crafts materials. They had to think critically about how to represent their multitude of settings (from the North Pole to the Mediterranean Sea!).
They also began to imagine different ways a human could represent nonhuman animal characters through costume pieces, hair design, masks, and more.
We spent the rest of the week working on the drafts and the students had fun presenting to each other and getting feedback!