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ERIC Number: EJ732454
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Mar
Pages: 13
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-0045-6713
"O Bottom, Thou Art Translated": Directing a Bilingual Dream in the Marshall Islands
Garrod, Andrew
Children's Literature in Education, v36 n1 p1-13 Mar 2005
A unique production of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" was staged in early 2004 by students of the Marshall Islands High School, Majuro, in the Central Pacific. The play's director, Andrew Garrod, describes the rehearsal process and performance of the play, in which the school students were supported by undergraduates from the Education Department of Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, spending a term teaching in the island's schools. The nature and worth of the learning experienced by the young actors, and their community, are considered in a context where Shakespeare and any kind of dramatic production are little known.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Marshall Islands