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Discussion in 'Drama and performing arts' started by brecht, Jun 20, 2011.
What school productions have you performed? Am desperatly seeking inspiration!!
Are you school, FE or HE?
School- ROAD works well.
FE and HE Metamorphsis
Are you prepared to consider a Dramatic performance, rather than a teen musical?
ok here goes:
"Musicals" - Grease, Bugsy Malone, Guys and Dolls and We Will Rock You*
*dramatic performances" - The Crucible, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Too Much Punch for Judy, (GCSE)
"dramatic performances" for A Level exams: Teechers, Bouncers, Hard to Swallow, The Mousetrap, Blood Wedding, Pornography, Marat/Sade, 4:48 Psychosis*, Five Kinds of Silence*
*planning to do next Academic Year
Is that enough of a selection????
Musicals over the last few years include Spamalot, Chicago, Evita ( yes we had permission to do them), Witches of Eastwick. Just So, Assassins, Cabaret, Forum, Les Mis, Sweeney Todd and we are just casting for Miss Saigon which will also get a release soon.
Plays include Kneehigh's Tristan and Yseult, Romeo and Juliet, Tess of the D'Urbevilles, Amadeus, PLayhouse Creatures, Twelfth Night, various devised projects, etc etc
There is so much fantastic work out there and opportunities to stage incredible shows with permission of companies and rights holders.
Musicals: West Side Story, Sweeney Todd, Little Shop of Horrors
Plays: Christmas Carol, 1984, Animal Farm, Lord of the Flies (am only allowed to put on 'worthy' literature adaptations!
A Level/GCSE stuff: Teechers, East, Overspill, Pool of Bethesda, Agnes of God, Electra, The Crucible, Servant of Two Masters, Metamorphosis, CCCircle, Mother Courage, Top Girls, Mugged, DNA
2006 - Our Day Out
2007 - Much Ado About Nothing, Aladdin
2008 - Cinderella
2009 - Jack and the Beanstalk
2010 - The Taming of the Shrew, Dick Whittington
2011 - The Tempest, Red Riding Hood
A Level Performance exams have included Abigail's Party, No Exit, Billy Liar, Fumed Oak, Silly Cow, Snake in the Grass, Celebration, Entertaining Mr Sloane, Cage Birds, Lord of the Flies, Look Back in Anger, Ladies Day, The Farndale Murder Mystery, The Caretaker.
Recent Y13 Devised Drama to Primary Schools has included The Twits, The Enormous Crocodile, The Magic Finger, The Minpins
Plus one-night Drama Festivals and Murder Mystery Evenings.