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King Lear: A Play of Extremes




There is Love There.


Gabriel Fernandez, teacher for the Upward Bound Program in San Antonio, TX, loves teaching King Lear to his students. Despite all of the darkness and the drama, this is a play about family and love. How can we apply these lessons to our own lives?


Read more from Gabriel on our Making a Scene Blog: "But then begins a journey in my head to work my mind."


Teach Gabriel's shared teaching modules, with Robert Barker and Gina Voskov: "Merely Players: Exploring Authentic/Inauthentic Voices in monologues."


King Lear

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"That's why Shakespeare's so great; he teaches us about so many things that are important to us."


~Gabriel Fernandez

Upward Bound Program for High School Students

San Antonio, TX


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