Shakespeare’s Stories – Reading and Acting (Age 8-12) (Online Course)
“ Romeo, take me somewhere we can be alone
I’ll be waiting, all there’s left to do is run
You’ll be the prince and I’ll be the princess
It’s a love story, baby, just say, “Yes” “ Love Story – Taylor Swift
Shakespeare is widely regarded as one of the best writers of all time in the English Language and has inspired a lot of modern times lyrics writers and playwriters. Shakespeare is a master in language, and his plays flow like poetry. If you a true lover of literature, there is no way you miss our new online class: Shakespeare Stories, Reading and Acting.
Come and discover the fun of Shakespeare, immerse in his beautiful language and develop a love of words. Shakespeare works stand the test of time, sure it will still be epic online.
In this course, students will be introduced to the stories of Shakespeare and to bring them to life through rehearsed reading. Students will engage with Shakespeare’s text in the English of that time, learn the meaning of the work and then demonstrate their understanding of their words through performing short extracts of the plays. Through adding vocal and physical techniques to reading the plays out loud, students can improve their comprehension of the text, as well as becoming more expressive and confident.
Students will learn to:
– Perform with body language and facial expression
– Demonstrate understanding of Shakespearean English
– Communicate changes in mood
– Speak audibly and clearly with good diction
Parents are invited to the last day of class for a showing of the students’ work via Zoom.
Each enrolment allows for one student’s participation only.
Applicant must read EXCEL’s enrolment terms and conditions on http://excel.hkapa.edu/enrolment-terms-and-conditions
09 Aug 2020 - 06 Sep 2020
- No Class Date
09:30 am - 11:00 am