What has 20 sides, is 100 ' across, seats 1,500 people, has hundreds of years of history, and can be beamed into your classroom or living room?
The answer is of course Shakespeare's Globe, which is now working side by side with Montgomery County Community College, the classes of the Theatre Arts program, and Montgomery County through the PHENOMENAL work of the Globe Education team.
Starting today, and through to 4 November, 2016- Globe Education is making educational videos available to students at MCCC and engaged community members who want to know more about their world. You can click on the links below and be taken to two videos produced by Globe Education -
...and have access to this remarkable site, its history, and the artists who bring to life the works of Shakespeare and more. What's more, you can take part in a Write in Q & A Session, which will be broadcast from Shakespeare's Globe November 8 -23rd, 2016. Send your questions about Shakespeare's Globe to:
...and be sure to include#Globe in the subject line. I'll be drawing from these questions to create a question and answer session with Colin Hurley, a teaching artist and actor here at Shakespeare's Globe.
#tinyshakespeare hopes you'll join in- and explore these other interactive tools created by Globe Education to explore The Globe and Shakespeare's works:
STAGE IT - Direct a Shakespeare scene at the Globe from your desktop or tabletStaging It is an interactive film maker that allows you to understand Shakespeare’s text from a director’s point of view and virtually stage a scene at the Globe theatre.
SEE IT- Download the Shakespeare’s Globe 360 app to experience Shakespeare’s Globe as never before. Packed with interesting facts, videos and photos; the free app allows anyone in the world to explore a virtual version of the world’s most iconic theatre.
HEAR ABOUT IT- Ever wondered what happens in the rehearsal room at Shakespeare’s Globe? Now you can find out about every stage of the process, from the first line to the final bow – and all the action in between! This online resource gives you the chance to experience the true journey of an actor from your classroom or from the comfort of your own home.
You'll find all this and more at The Discovery Space, Globe Education's online tools for families, teachers, classrooms and more.
You can continue to find out more about what #tinyshakespeare is up to by following this hashtag on Twitter or FaceBook...and Welcome to Shakespeare's Globe!