ABOUT: To Be, or Not To Be....
Perhaps the most influential tragedy by William Shakespeare, Hamlet speaks of the betrayal, revenge and madness of the wretched Prince of Denmark. The powerful choreography by Leonard Ajkun mixes dynamic contemporary dance with the commanding emotions of stellar performers.
Choreography: Original Choreography by LEONARD AJKUN
Music:RENÉ AUBRY, BRUNUCH VILLE, NAVE ARTIFICIAL, MEDWYN GOODALL, SIR SIMON RATTLE
Running time: 1 hour 20 minutes (Full-Length Version)
ARTS IN EDUCATION NOTES:
Appropriate for:MIDDLE, HIGH SCHOOL & COLLEGE
Running Time: 1 hour 20 minutes (Full-Length Version); 1 hour (School Version)
Introductive lectures and Q/A periods are offered as part of the performance engagements and are included in school version running time.Hamlet may be performed in its full-length version, school version or as part of a mixed playbill (performances of excerpts from two or more titles) for the desired running time. Schools may elect to maximize funding by planning mixed program playbill, matinee/s and consider adding a full evening performance open to the general public. All performing engagements offer the option to add a participatory program or residency conducted during the same period of time.