The stage is set. One entrance for modern interpretations of characters and one for traditional. Enter stage right – Romeo. Enter stage left – Juliet. BARD WIRED uncovers fresh meaning and insight within some of The Bard’s most recognised plays and personalities while allowing students to witness his language performed in an accessible and unrestricted manner.
WHY THEY’LL ♥ IT
It’s a showcase of what actors do best – play! By experiencing the sheer joy of performers taking Shakespeare and making it truly their own, students will feel much more comfortable tackling the texts in the classroom.
WHY YOU’LL ♥ IT
Great for re-contextualisation and helps young people see how text can be manipulated and presented in different ways and with different meanings.
QLD | Terms 1 – 4 NSW | Terms 2 – 3 TAS | Term 2
→ 7 – 10
→ Consequences of Actions, Individuality, Peer Pressure, Cyberbullying, Online Addictions
→ Intro to Shakespeare, Relevance, Re-contextualising
→ Shakespeare, Collage, Multimodal Theatre, Re-contextualising, Ensemble
→ A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet, The Taming of the Shrew