Explore the essentials of performing Shakespeare with our "Breaking Shakespeare" videos. Whether you are preparing for a performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream or just wanting to know more about The Bard’s work, these videos provide an in-depth look at bringing Shakespeare’s text to life.

The Relevance of
A Midsummer Night’s Dream


Nick Bottom:

Working with Shakespeare for the First Time



Working with Punctuation



Working with Operative Words



Working with Puck’s Imagery



Applying Historical Context



Student Performance of “The Ploughman Speech”


Shakespearean Insults:

Working with the Voice


Shakespeare &

Slam Poetry

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