Teacher Resources for The Tempest
by William Shakespeare
adapted and directed by Aaron Posner and Teller
songs by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan
choreography by Matt Kent, Pilobolus
You might want to think twice before getting rid of that chest of drawers or throwing out coffee cans. In the hands of instrument builder Kenny Wollesen, those “found objects” make music.
Posner and Teller transport audiences to a Dust Bowl-era traveling tent show in their adaptation. Learn about their approach and about other daring adaptations of Shakespeare’s classic tale.