PBS features 'Tempest' anti-violence school tour

May 15, 2013

What can Shakespeare teach students about bullying? The Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence teamed with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival to produce an adaptation of "The Tempest" that they use to start a conversation about violence with teens and pre-teens.

Some 400 years after the first recorded performance of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest," thousands of Colorado students are seeing an adaptation of the famous play created especially for them. Their version is relatively short, and has a very specific goal: reducing violence among teens and pre-teens. Read more

From: Anti-Bullying Lessons With the Bard, by April Brown

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