Grimm Adventures – A Reimagination of Grimm’s Fairy Tales

Co-directors: Donna Berlin (Overseas Artist from LAMDA) & Dr Vicki Ooi
Adaptation: Dr Vicki Ooi & Thomas Lawson

Super Heroes, Super Fairytales!
Can Super Red Riding Hood, leader of the Forest Fists work together with Wolf, Thumbling and the Little Tailor to defeat evil? Will Hansel and Gretel be saved from the Witch and find their way back home? Join these superheroes in our fun-filled and imaginative adaptation of Fairy Tales by the Brothers Grimm. This story is highly thought-provoking for very curious young audiences.

Programme Details

Perfect for P4-S3 students from local or international schools.

Stage 1
Education materials

To be disseminated by email to teachers in mid-Sep 2019:

For teachers: Tailor-made teaching pack comprising of plot, characters, themes and cross-curriculum materials.
For students: Activity sheets with open-ended questions, synopsis-related games & activities to enhance learning and understanding of the play.

Stage 2
Pre-show in-school workshop

1 hour, weekday in Sep & Oct 2019

Schools with booking of 80 tickets or more on or before 6 Sep 2019 will be entitled to one in-school pre-show workshop. Based on Key Learning Area Curriculum Guide, this 1-hour workshop will be facilitated by bilingual or native English speaking tutors who will introduce the plot, the theme, the characters and professional theatre through visual aids and English interactive games and activities.

Stage 3
English theatre performance

9-11/10/2019 | Wed-Fri
10:30am, 2:30pm
Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre Theatre

Approx. 1.5 hours including post-show activities
In English with bilingual surtitles
Tailor-made script for primary and junior secondary level based on an English classic

$75 per person (Teacher & Student)

Special Offers
• Returning Schools enjoy two free teacher tickets for purchase of every 40 student tickets.
• New Schools enjoy one free teacher ticket for purchase of every 40 student tickets.

Booking & enquiries: 2520 1716 | eleanor@aftec.hk

About Classics for Juniors
Since 2014, Classics for Juniors has been a highly popular theatre and language learning programme tailored for primary and junior secondary schools. This comprehensive educational programme is comprised of pre-show workshops, education materials, an interactive English theatre performance with a native-speaking cast and drama classes. All the components create effective and meaningful learning experiences in a professional theatre setting for children. Related subjects include Drama, Arts, Language Learning, Extra-curricular Activities, Cross-disciplinary Learning, etc.
Teachers’ Comments
“The choice of story is suitable for young learners as there are lots of interesting characters. The language is appropriate for them too!”
“The plot was very accessible to the children & the humour was spot on – something even the teachers/adults would appreciate.”
Student’s Comment
“The acting was really lively and realistic. It was humorous at times and allows audiences to engage in the performance.”

Quotes from programme evaluation report of The Wizard of Oz (2018).

The presenter reserves the right to change or cancel any programme should unavoidable circumstances occur.


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