student may choose any play from the list announced by the State
Board of Directors each September on the Florida State Junior
Thespian web page.
must present three renderings which can represent three different
characters and/or the same character through several appropriate
changes. For the purpose of this assessment, hair and teeth are
rendering must be executed in full color AND displayed on a 10"
x 15" white display board. The display board cannot be mounted
on any other surface. All faces must be 10" from top of the
head to the chin. The base of the figure should be 3" from the
lower edge of the board. A human face may be traced and/or used as a
template upon which the makeup design may then be demonstrated. Each
design should be the student’s own work.
should be labeled in the following manner:
Upper Left hand
corner: Name of the show and author.
Upper Right hand corner:
Name of the character, act, and scene.
Lower Right hand corner:
Student's name and troupe number.
Each design should be accompanied by typed directions for applying the makeup
using a 3-dimensional
a concept statement that should include script references, revealing
how the design reinforces the traits of the character and
how the design utilizes the use of highlight and shadow.
If research is involved, indicate the sources.
Only one student may be involved in creating the designs. No
collaboration is permitted.
The student must present a justification of the designs. Note cards
may be used.
– Does the design visually reinforce the mood, style,
character and theme of the play?
– Are renderings executed with precision, clarity and
attention to the human form?
– Is the designer able to justify the significant design
elements in terms of characters and script used?
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