Shakespeare at The Huntington
A two-week workshop for 7th-12th grade teachers of English and Drama
July 7-18, 2014
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Shakespeare at The Huntington is a unique, two-week institute designed primarily for secondary teachers of English and Drama. The Institute focuses on teaching Shakespeare through performance. The course features an international faculty of scholars, educators and theatre professionals, and takes advantage of one of the world's great libraries and research centers, its extraordinary gardens and art collections.
Topics covered include scene study, verse and text work, voice, movement, classroom pedagogy, theatre history, and criticism. Attendance at selected plays is required during the two-week course. Outside reading and a final evaluation are also required.
The theme for the workshop will be “We Have Heard the Chimes” Grace and Aging in Shakespeare. The selected texts are: Antony & Cleopatra, Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2 and King Lear.
The course is presented by the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, with the assistance of the Los Angeles Branch of the English Speaking Union.
Interested teachers should submit an application form by May 20, 2014. Applicants will be notified by June 6, 2014 of acceptance. Tuition for the two-week program is $250, due by June 30, 2014. Enrollment is limited to 24.
For further information, contact Audrey Durden, 626-405-2127.