Reflection: Learning Communities Tableau Vivant: Living Pictures in "Macbeth" - Section 6: Living Pictures Take to the Stage


In my district I am forced to attend PLCs. I have a deep-seeded distaste for forced, contrived collaboration. On the other hand, I constantly seek opportunities to collaborate. That's why I contacted Peggy O'Brien, the director of education at The Folger Shakespeare Library, and asked her to help me acquire "Macbeth's Comic Songs." She put me in touch with Tim Guillot, and he emailed the recording I used in the Animoto to me. That's my kind of collaboration. When forced to collaborate, I'd rather go to the dentist. 

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Tableau Vivant: Living Pictures in "Macbeth"

Unit 8: Oh, Horror! Horror! Horror! "The Tragedy of Macbeth"
Lesson 13 of 13

Objective: SWBAT collaborate to create and perform tableau vivant for selected lines in "Macbeth."

Big Idea: Shakespeare's language is full of imagery that translates from the page to the stage as living pictures, a.k.a. tableau vivant.

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English / Language Arts, Classics (Literature), Dramatic Arts, Macbeth, Folger Shakespeare Library, Tableau Vivant, Macbeth's Comic Songs, Shakespeare in American Life, literarture
  75 minutes
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