Exciting Theatre Trip to see 'Matilda'

Matilda tripOn 13th May, the MIV (Year 8) and the cast of the school's production of Flesh were treated to a night at the Bristol Hippodrome theatre to see the visually spectacular Matilda. The musical is based upon Roald Dahl's classic children's book, and features original music by Tim Minchin.

Drama Students take to the stage

Drama ExamsOn Thursday 2nd May, the Drama students in LV and LVI (Years 10 and 12) performed their devised plays for a small audience. The girls had been working on the pieces for a few months, and the final products were of a brilliant standard.

'Flesh': NT Connections Performance at The Egg Theatre

Flesh at the Egg TheatreFriday 26th April saw the girls' final performance of Flesh, having already performed the play in the school theatre, and it was a great opportunity for the girls to perform on stage at The Egg Theatre, Bath.

Impressive Performances of NT Connections 'Flesh'

FleshOn Sunday 24th March, selected members of our UIV (Year 9) took part in two thrilling performances of Flesh by Rob Drummond, and directed by our fantastic LAMDA teacher, Rebecca Cochran-Patrick. The play is our entry for the National Theatre Connections Festival, and our 7pm performance was visited by a director from the NT. 

Girls give excellent presentations at RADA

RADA PresentationsOn 12th February, 15 Year 12 girls gave their presentations at the RADA Studios in Chenies Street, London. These were in front of an audience and a panel of communications experts from RADA in Business, who then questioned them on their topics and gave feedback on their skills.

Fine performances by A Level and GCSE Drama Students

OM2G dramaOn 1st February, against the snow's best attempts, our GCSE and A Level students performed their Scripted Plays for their examined performances.

Theatre Trip to see 'The Borrowers'

Bristol TheatreOn 6th December, our Junior Drama Club, comprising girls from across the Fourth Form, were treated to a trip to Bristol's Tobacco Factory Theatre to watch a fun-filled performance of The Borrowers to say thank you for all the hard work they have put in over the Autumn Term. The play takes the well-loved story of the little people beneath the floorboards and places it on stage in a crazy, inventive but wonderfully simplistic way.

Junior Drama Club performs at local schools

Junior Drama ClubThis term, our Junior Drama Club girls have been working on small pieces of Children’s Theatre, inspired by stories from the BBC’s '500 Words' competition. The girls have performed at two local schools, St Margaret's Preparatory School and Holy Trinity Primary School, Calne, and have thrived in front of the young audiences.

St Mary's Drama Students perform for Primary School Pupils

drama performanceThe St Mary's UV (Year 11) Drama group fused Drama with learning on 4th December, when they visited Colerne Primary School to perform their TIE (Theatre In Education) plays. The class had spent a month devising 10-minute pieces with an appropriate moral message, each based on fairy or folk tales.

Thirsty work for our GCSE and A Level Drama students

Drama WorkshopOn 7th November, the GCSE and A Level Drama students went to see The Paper Birds’ performance of their piece Thirsty, a play which discusses our attitudes towards drinking in Britain. This was followed by a workshop on 12th November about how the piece was made.

Scholars' Play Weekend is a great success

Drama Scholars Play WeekendThis year has seen the introduction of the Scholars' Play weekend, for our Drama Scholars and Ambassadors from each year group to meet and be creative. The weekend was focused on creating a piece of immersive theatre which travelled around the school, with each separate audience having a unique experience of the play.  

Stunning Production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Midsummer Night's DreamThe Delscey Burns Theatre played host to buzzing electric fairies in the week before Half Term.  They were part of the school's production of Shakespeare's classic magical comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which played on the Thursday and Friday after a rapturous, packed dress rehearsal the night before.

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