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Year 8 - Masks and Commedia Dell’ Arte: Modern Masks

A guide to information resources on masks and commedia dell arte for your year 8 Art and Drama topic, compiled by your Librarians. Last updated December 2017.

War Horse in the West End

Watch this fantastic trailer for the War Horse to see the amazing models used in the West End production of the War Horse.

If you would like to know more; click here to watch the fascinating TED talk about how these horses were designed and made.

(You may not be able to watch these videos on the school computers)

The Mask

Watch this film trailer of 'The Mask', starring Jim Carrey, to see how the mask  transforms his personality to an extreme exaggeration of his own personality!

Lion King masks and puppets

Modern masks


This website includes images of contemporary masks made by Tanya Jill Brockelman who is a Thai-American artist living in Thailand. 

Lion King