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Romeo and Juliet: Creative Learning

From the first intimate blush to the tragic finale, Romeo and Juliet is a story for all ages.

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“For now, these hot days, is the mad blood stirring.”

Romeo and Juliet

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From high comedy and first love to aching tragedy

Two teenagers, born into a world seething with hate, meet one fateful night and fall in love. Shakespeare’s classic tale of star-crossed lovers is electrified in this contemporary, highly physical production from Bell Shakespeare.

Exclusively for students, and at a cracking 90 minutes, this will be an in-theatre experience that is sure to grip the hearts and minds of today’s teenagers. Join the Montagues and Capulets in this hot Verona summer.

Presented by Bell Shakespeare in partnership with Sydney Opera House

Live-streamed Q&A

Enrich your students learning and tune into the live-streamed Q&A with the cast and Director of Romeo and Juliet, live from the Sydney Opera House stage.

15 Aug 2018
Registrations essential

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NSW Curriculum Links

Subject

Outcomes

Content

Stage 4

Content

Stage 5

Content

Stage 6

General capabilities and cross-curriculum

Drama

Appreciating

4.3.1

4.3.2

4.3.3

Appreciating

5.3.1

5.3.2

5.3.3

Critically Studying 

P3.1

P3.2

 

 

 

 

Literacy

Critical and creative thinking

Personal and social capability

Ethical understanding

Intercultural understanding

English

 

A. communicate through speaking, listening, reading, writing, viewing and representing*

 

EN4-1A

responds to and composes texts for understanding, interpretation, critical analysis, imaginative expression and pleasure

 

EN5-1A 

responds to and composes increasingly sophisticated and sustained texts for understanding, interpretation, critical analysis, imaginative expression and pleasure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B. use language to shape and make meaning according to purpose, audience and context

 

 

EN 4-3B

uses and describes language forms, features and structures of texts appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts

 

 

 

EN5-3B

elects and uses language forms, features and structures of texts appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts, describing and explaining their effects on meaning

 

 

 

 

 

D. express themselves and their relationships with others and their world

 

EB4-7D

demonstrates understanding of how texts can express aspects of their broadening world and their relationships within it

 

 

 

EN4-8D

identifies, considers and appreciates cultural expression in texts

D. express themselves and their relationships with others and their world

 

EN5-7D

understands and evaluates the diverse ways texts can represent personal and public worlds

 

 

EN5-8D

questions, challenges and evaluates cultural assumptions in texts and their effects on meaning

 

 

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