Teaching Shakespeare's Plays Through Scholarship and Performance




Brooklyn, NY


July 15-26, 2024


2 weeks


Professional Development Program

Professional Development Program Type

Professional Development Program Audience




Theatre for a New Audience offers Scholarship and Performance: A Combined Approach to Teaching Shakespeare’s Plays, a 2-week Institute for K-12 educators running July 15-26, 2024 in Brooklyn. The Institute immerses participants in an interdisciplinary approach to text-based scholarship, contextual and original source material, language, and performance in As You Like It and King Lear. 2024 participants will explore the theme of “Nature, Culture, and the Grounds of Good Government in Shakespeare’s Plays,” examining how ideas about nature impact views of good government, through recent exciting work on ecology and ecocriticism, as well as gender, sexuality, and critical race studies.

Project Director(s)

Lindsay Tanner; Julie Crawford

Lecturers and Visiting Faculty

Mario DiGangi; Krista Apple; Maria Fahey; Claudia Zelevansky

Grantee Institution

Theatre for a New Audience

Funded through the Division of Education Programs