Botswana is officially the true cradle of civilization. What an auspicious location for our first Shakespeare program outside the U.S. Our founder has gone twice and the 340 kids of Motopi eagerly await her return …
Shakespeare In Africa #5: Why I Won’t Correct Your Speech. Just Your Breath.
Hear other English Language dialects and adjust accordingly — not make them adjust to yours. In another country, you’re the one with the “accent.”
Shakespeare in Africa #4. Students, Snakes and Sticky Hands.
The misquito is no more. It’s hot in Chicken’s house. I want to jump in the river, but I am warned there are hippos in there at night.
Shakespeare in Africa #3: Becoming a Different Person.
The first words of Shakespeare are spoken by First Graders in a rural school in Southern Botswana.
Shakespeare in Africa #2: The Unlikely Spot Where I Found Hope for Humanity. Germany.
Installment #2 – Shakespeare in Africa. I’m on my way to attempt to launch a Shakespeare Troupe with kids in a rural village in Botswana,
“Shakespeare in Africa? What Do You Think You’re Doing?”
From the Journal of Miss Blaire. LAX. March 18, 2018. 3 pm. I’m headed to Africa based on two emails. Two. Emails. That’s what no one