What is a periactoid? I'm not completely sure, but I do know how to make one. It's essentially an extruded triangle that stands upright. These mammoths are 16 feet tall and will be covered with cloth and used in the upcoming theater production.
You can see these being used in real life at...
"Set in the once poor town of Utagowa, Japan, this fairy tale tells the story of a town now rich beyond belief. But when someone comes to take away their wealth, the citizens of Utagowa have a thing or two to say about it! In doing so, they examine the age old proverb: all that glitters is not gold. With sword fighting, puppets, and other fun effects - this is not a show to miss!"
Location: Lander University's Cultural Center Auditorium
Dates: Nov. 16, 2011 8:00-10:00 PM
Nov. 17, 2011 8:00-10:00 PM
Nov. 18, 2011 8:00-10:00 PM
Nov. 19, 2011 3:00-5:00 PM