By Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Directed by Phyllida Lloyd
“Water, water everywhere.” Students will never hear that famous line the same way again after seeing this masterful performance by Fiona Shaw and dancer Daniel Hay Gordon. Witness the incomparable Shaw, an actress at the height of her craft, as she inhabits the very marrow of this high-seas thriller, transforming Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s seminal Romantic poem into an exhilarating theater experience.
What is the relationship between dancer and actor in this piece?
How does their relationship change to reflect the poem’s shifts in
narrative, voice, and point of view?
COMMON CORE CONNECTION: RL.8-12.7
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BAM teaching artists visit your classroom for an engaging, interactive workshop, providing your students with invaluable information to deepen their understanding and experience of the performance or screening.
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