The Education Revolution of Hamilton
Posted by Team APATA | Mar 9, 2023
The phenomenon of Hamilton and the visit by creator Lin Manuel Miranda to the last leg of the Australian tour run in Brisbane this week has stirred #Hamilfans into a frenzy.
Watch the interview hosted by presenter Leigh Sales and recorded at QPAC on ABC TV and ABC iview on Saturday, March 18 at 6pm, and Tuesday, 21 March on ABC TV at 10pm.
In Brisbane? You might be able to nab a ticket to these final shows.
Venue: Lyric Theatre, QPAC
Dates: Until April 23
Tickets only available through qpac.com.au
Of coursethe great thing about big-ticket productions coming to town are the education resources that accompany each and every show that teachers can tap into.
Filled with activity prompts and discussion topics these resources may be used to engage students in theatre and musical theatre with possible cross-curriculum collaboration and project-based learning possibility.
A possibility taken on in leaps and bounds by Hamilton producer Jeffrey Seller, Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, The Rockefeller Foundation, the NYC Department of Education, and the Gilder Lehrman Institute.
Since 2015, the EduHam program has given 250,000 students across America the opportunity to see Hamilton live on stage and integrate the show into classroom studies.
The Gilder Lehrman Hamilton Education program includes a Hamilton Student Performance and Study Guide and an online creative platform for students to develop and produce original performances.
EduHam’s FREE resources are available to all.
For the Australian Eduham resource download the Australian Hamilton Education Guide, and align activities to your existing units of work, or just be inspired.
Watch The impact of the Hamilton Education Program here.