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Posted March 13th, 2012 by Sylvia Morris

Welcome to Shakespeare in Education, the  British Shakespeare Association’s ‘Education Network’, an international  news and discussion forum for all those interested in the theory and practice of teaching Shakespeare. Please note that the new British Shakespeare Association duplicates the blog you are reading now, and also has links to the Teaching Shakespeare magazine and the Teaching Resources page. For the next few months, the site you are now visiting will  remain current and  posts will appear on both sites, but please visit the Education Network on the new BSA site and re-subscribe to receive blogs in your Inbox.

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A Summer School in Italy to inspire teachers, students and Shakespeare enthusiasts

James Stredder finds a wealth of  exciting approaches to teaching the plays and poems in plans for   the ‘Shakespeare in Italy  Summer School’, which will take place in Urbino from the 12th to the 26th July and which will feature three leading Shakespearian directors and performers, Bill Alexander, Michael Pennington and Martin Best. The careers of each include many years of work with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Bill Alexander and Michael Pennington will lead work on ‘The Merchant of Venice’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet’, respectively, and Martin Best will perform his lecture-recital, ‘Shakespeare’s Music Hall’ – and teach a seminar on the Sonnets. The tutor for the third ‘Italian’ play on this year’s programme, Much Ado About Nothing’, will be confirmed in the near future.   READ ON…

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