Romeo and Juliet Project Schools

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AEA Actor/Teaching-Artist Michael Khanlarian leads students through Act V of Romeo and Juliet.

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Students create the eerie enviornment of the underground tomb and discuss personal reactions if they were in their character's shoes. (Pictured: Nathan Snow)

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Even when dealing with heavy subject matter and tragic events, students still find joy and humor in the relatable qualities of the characters. (Pictured: Roman Kyle)

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At the end of the third session, students watched a 90-minute version of Romeo and Juliet.

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Students get to see professional actors from all over the country bring the in-class sessions to life within the frame of the entire play. (Pictured: Cally Shine)

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This nationally-acclaimed residency is made possible in-part by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and their "Shakespeare In American Communities" program.