Entry level Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is probably the least adventurous possible choice when introducing Shakespeare to primary school aged children. It’s just so easy to pretend it isn’t all about sex. But I am currently teaching a single-session block I developed on this play, because it is such a great way to bring several key aspects of […]

The Tempest Steampunked

The Tempest, Steampunked was staged at Sidetrack Theatre in Marrickville, Sydney, in 2012. It was a project entirely driven by Director John Galea, who saw a perfect fit between Shakespeare’s fantastical setting and the artists of Sydney’s Steampunk subculture. Subcultures are created when individuals who share a passion find their way to each other. They create […]