How clothing styles have changed over the years – do you have any clothes today that would have been worn by the characters in the text you’re studying?

What’s the difference between clothing for day-to-day use and stage costumes?

How could you adapt a costume for a quick change?

Look at the Madness musical Our House that was performed at the Cambridge Theatre – costume is used in a very specific way, and there are some quick changes
COMING SOON – edited video of quick changes in Our House

Quick change in The King and I:


Use swatch of different types of material to enable students to discuss their ideas.

Use materials from local Scrapstore-type initiatives to create innovative costumes.