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Twelfth Dinner

Based on William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, this groupwork built a fantasy world in where Olivia had dinner with her suitors.

Research
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When I looked into some historical details of Elizabethan era I was fascinated by the structure of mourning gowns. I think a mourning gown would be a good symbol showing Olivia's grief.

Strict Jacket is another inspiring item attracted me as it brings in funny and crazy vibes at the same time.

I also was inspired by those shows in which sets and costumes were creatively combined.

Inspiration and Development
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I made some sketches and collages to see if a mourning gown could be both employed as Olivia's costume and a part of the set.

The first idea of having her lower gown as a tent was modified into having it as a dinner table cloth.

Storyboard
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I made this collage storyboard to show the story and lighting design.

Photo and Others
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During the making process, my duty is to make paper mache fruits for the dinner table, program the sounds and operate it.

It was a successful show and we all learnt a lot from it.

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