Shakespeare’s Story: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Teaching Artist: Daniel Kelly

Shakespeare created magnificent poetic theatre, but he started with great stories. Kings, queens, fairies, magic; many of his stories read like classic fairy tales. In this one hour session teaching artist and Shakespeare storyteller Daniel John Kelly guides his audience through the story of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. We begin with a brief interactive discussion of who Shakespeare was. Then through questions, Mr. Kelly draws his audience into telling the story with him.

Audience: Grades 1-8
Format: Performance
Curriculum Connections: English/Language Arts, Social Studies/Culture
Teaching Artist: Daniel Kelly

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