Study Guide

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Act II, Scene 11

By Jack Thorne, based on a story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne

Act II, Scene 11

Hogwarts, Defense Against the Dark Arts Classroom

  • Albus learns that Hermione is his Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher.
  • And she's an angry, bitter woman…maybe because she didn't marry Ron.
  • After sucking a bunch of points out of Gryffindor for Albus' refusal to shut up during class, she teaches the students how to deal with a Dementor sucking out their soul: conjure a Patronus.