Through participating in this programme, students will:
Demonstrate enhanced creativity through writing and performance
Increase their confidence in communication and develop their talents in the language arts
Build social and personal skills through working as a team
Brainstorm solutions to problems and make choices
Think fast and think on their feet
This is a holistic course that aims to bring out the creativity of students, deepen their understanding of history and language, and express their thoughts and feelings in writing, speaking and performance, through working with Shakespeare. Shakespeare is one of the greatest writers that ever lived and students are likely to study at least some Shakespeare in their schooling years. Through this interactive and fun course, students will learn to love Shakespeare, instead of being afraid of him. In this course, students read to understand the stories and characters of Shakespeare, devise and write their own plays, and finally perform their work in front of audience. Parents are invited to watch the performance of the students on the last day of class.
Target Participants / Prerequisite
Secondary 1-3 students with above-average English speaking and writing ability.
Ms. Celene CHANG
Celene Chang is an experienced educator and a passionate Shakespearean actor. Her aspiration is to share her love for Shakespeare and the joy of Shakespeare with young people through games and performance. Apart from teaching English in local schools and international schools in Hong Kong, she has also directed student productions of Shakespeare plays. Celene was selected as a participant in the IMPACT! Teachers Professional Development Programme in Drama and was trained at Shakespeare’s Globe in London. She furthered her training in Shakespeare at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London.
She received her Bachelor of Science from California Institute of Technology and her MBA and MSc from Stanford University. She holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) from the University of Hong Kong.
Medium of Instruction
這是一個整體的課程，旨在通過學習莎士比亞的合作，發揮學生的創造力，加深他們對歷史和語言的理解，並在寫作，演講和表演中表達他們的思想和感受。莎士比亞是有史以來最偉大的作家之一。學生們在他們學習生涯中少不免要學習莎士比亞的作品。 通過這個互動和有趣的課程，學生將學會欣賞莎士比亞，而不是害怕他的作品。 在這個課程中，學生以閱讀來了解莎士比亞的故事和人物，繼而編寫自己的劇本，最後在觀眾面前表演。
Celene Chang是一位經驗豐富的教育家和熱愛莎士比亞的演員。她的願望是通過遊戲和演出分享她對莎士比亞的熱愛及讓更多年輕人感受莎士比亞帶來的喜悅。除了在香港的本地學校和國際學校教授英語外，她還導演了學生演出的莎士比亞戲劇。Celene亦被選為IMPACT 戲劇教師專業發展課程的參與者，並在倫敦莎士比亞環球劇院接受培訓。她更在倫敦音樂與戲劇藝術學院（LAMDA）和英國皇家戲劇藝術學院（RADA）進修莎士比亞的演出。她畢業於加州理工學院的工程系並在斯坦福大學獲得工商管理碩士和理科碩士兩個學位。她亦持有香港大學的學位教師教育文憑。