It’s not Shapoopi, it’s KABUKI!
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Kabuki is a Japanese
dance and drama play
costumes, eyecatching makeup, and
outrageous wigs to
convey the audience.
Known as “the art of
singing and dancing”
Created around the year 1600 by a
woman named Okuni who preformed
alone on riverbanks. Then her
audience grew rapidly.
Still preformed today, Kabuki continues
to be a form of entertainment enjoyed
Anatomy of Kabuki
Kabuki theaters relied on the stages,
plots, and music.
Music was used to set the mood of
the play and it also helped emphasize
important points in the plays.
The actors were trained to take their
cues not from a stage director but
from the music so listening to the
music allowed them know when it was
their turn to take the stage.
discusses how Kabuki is
related to cinema through
the usage of conveying
Although this elaborate art
dose not use dialogue, they
do have elaborate makeup
which explains their
emotions during the play as
well as their singing
Kabuki Theater is known for the style of its
drama and for the elaborate makeup worn
by some of its performers.
Makeup helps provide an element of style
that is easily recognizable.
How makeup is applied:
-rice powder is used to create the
white base for the characteristic
-Kumadori: helps enhances and
exaggerates facial lines to
produce dramatic animal or
-Based on the meaning on the
colors on the next slide, you can
go about painting it however you
want for the character
When makeup is applied, colors and lines help suggest
Red lines are used to indicate passion, heroism,
righteousness and other positive traits.
Black or Blue indicates villain, jealously, and other negative
Green lines indicate supernatural
Purple lines indicate nobility
Costumes tend to be extravagant, colorful and
costumes are unique and different
Usually made of silk and embroidered
4 main parts of a dress is: outer clothing, inner
clothing, lower garments, and headdresses
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Side by side with the moonlight
What a lovely sight!
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