Production Language English
Country of Origin United States
Description In-school arts residency with a BAM Education Teaching Artist. Grades 8-12. Nine 45 minute workshops. Shakespeare Teaches Students is a nine-sesssion residency in which Shakespeare's language is brought to life in the classroom through an exploration of historical context, character, and action. The workshops will focus on The Merchant of Venice, and are taught by BAM Education teaching artists who are accomplished actors or directors with years of experience in performing and teaching Shakespeare. Students receive a copy of the play and a ticket to see a student matinee performance of Propeller's The Merchant of Venice on May 6. Teachers are strongly encouraged to participate in the professional development program Shakespeare Teachers Teachers, which is offered simultaneously with the student residency program.