Comic Greek Chorus Mask

Comic Greek Chorus: This Greek theater Chorus mask is the only one of the chorus masks that leans in form toward comedy. It was developed for the BFA acting classes at Ball State University.

This half mask represents the qualities of arrogance, pride, jealousy, envy, vanity and fear. It’s a cornucopia of positive traits making it perfect for the Greek Comedies.

“Chorus of old men: If we give them the least hold over us, ’tis all up! their audacity will know no bounds! We shall see them building ships, and fighting sea-fights like Artemisia; nay if they want to mount and ride as cavalry, we had best cashier the knights, for indeed women excel in riding, and have a fine, firm seat for the gallop. Just think of all those squadrons of Amazons Micon has painted for us engaged in hand-to-hand combat with men.”