Recently, the Lower Sixth were joined by Steve Kirkham for a workshop on Physical Theatre, and were joined by students from Salesian College, Farnborough.
While the School Productions are the pinnacle of the co-curricular Drama calendar, there are plenty of other opportunities to get involved throughout the school year. From Years 8 and 9 Improv Club to LAMDA qualifications, the Technical Theatre Enrichment programme and trips to see live theatre, there is always a buzz in the studio as a love of performance and production is fostered in the pupils; not just those studying GCSE or A level Drama.
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In this production, we have been interested in exploring archetypes, as archetypes are thoughts that shape our world. Odysseus may be courageous, wise, strong and a beloved leader, but he is also a murderer, an adulterer, and taker of crazy risk and we wondered if there was a way to look at the character from a different angle.
ISA Monologue Winners were treated to a trip to Mary Arden's Farm, Wilmcote, and given the opportunity to participate in a Drama workshop hosted by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
We are delighted to announce that Lara (9A), Megan (10ω) and Alyssa (10ω) have all won first place in their various categories in the prestigious ISA Shakespeare Awards held in March 2023.