Primary Drama Workshops

SHAKESPEARE

Introducing Hamlet

Pupils are introduced to this great tragedy through the character of King Hamlet's ghost, as he describes his murder. Initial activities explore the rhythm and imagery of Shakespeare's language, then methods such as tableaux, mime, improvisation and role-play are used to examine aspects of story, character and motivation. A great introduction to Shakespeare!

Aimed at: Years 5 & 6

Duration: 75 minutes

Provider: Arts On The Move

Contact:

info@artsonthemove.co.uk

Macbeth - Who Killed Banquo?

Pupils work in role as police officers, forensic scientists, and actors performing 'crime reconstructions' to explore the means, motives and opportunities behind Banquo's death. They discuss forensic evidence, watch reconstructions and interview suspects to reach their own conclusions about this tragic murder. A lively and thought-provoking session!

Aimed at: Years 5 & 6

Duration: Half day (morning or afternoon)

Provider: Arts On The Move

Contact:

info@artsonthemove.co.uk

Shakespeare's Speeches Uncovered from Page to Stage

Pupils will 'switch on' to Shakespeare with these light hearted and fun workshops. Covering a range of the bard's most famous speeches from some of his most well known and well loved plays, pupils will have a chance to explore the richly worded texts, experiment with how to deliver the speeches and bring them to life, performing with vibrancy and passion. Yr 2/3 - Macbeth Yr 4 - As You Like It Yr 5 - Comedy of Errors Yr 6 - Romeo & Juliet

Aimed at: Year 2/3 to Year 6

Duration: Full or half day

Provider: Hilary

Notes: serving the South East only

Contact:

bespoketraining@yahoo.co.uk

07779484330

Romeo and Juliet: The Language of Love

This lively workshop explores the different ways in which Shakespeare expresses love in his most famous tragedy. From using cheesy love songs to explore love-themed metaphors, to finding the romance in rhyming couplets and the true meaning of love in iambic pentameter, this is a great workshop for learning to love Shakespeare's language.

Aimed at: Years 5, 6 & 7

Duration: Half day (morning or afternoon)

Provider: Arts On The Move

Contact:

info@artsonthemove.co.uk

+44 (0)161 881 0868

info@artsonthemove.co.uk

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