Join us for the very first Bridge Program Shakespeare play!
It will be held on April 21st at 4:00 pm on the Bridge Program campus at Valley Life Community Church, located at 6325 N. Locust Grove in Meridian, across the street from The Ambrose School.
Mrs. Tracy’s 5th & 6th grade class will be presenting an abridged version of Shakespeare’s famous play.
Audiences will be amazed that children can perform Shakespeare so well. The play is shortened, but the language remains the same. Our students take this challenge in stride, reeling off lengthy lines of prose with expression and emphasis, obviously understanding, not just reciting, their lines. Students learn and understand the storyline, as teachers use it to help students consider the virtue (or lack of) in the characters. So the performance is not just drama for drama’s sake. It is a teaching tool as well. While studying the play’s characters helps develop their understanding of virtue, working together as a class to produce something beautiful is another benefit that produces life skills and class unity.
Saturday will be a great opportunity to see this in action (no cost, but donations are accepted). Come and see!
O, had I but followed the arts! – Sir Andrew