Drama

Shakespeare Festival

Of the experiences I have taken part in at the Beacon Hill Academy the Shakespeare festival is one of the most enriching. To say that you have performed on a stage within a professional theatre, indeed is impressive. To create lifelong friends with the same interests as you is also wonderful.

This year’s performance was the […]

December 6th, 2016|Drama, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Shakespeare Festival

Oliver production has the audience wanting more!

Half-term ended on a real high with the much awaited production of Oliver! An extremely talented and cohesive cast demonstrated their fantastic performance skills and professionalism in what has been described as one of the best Beacon Hill Academy productions in recent years. After watching the matinee performance, a local primary school teacher commented, “You […]

February 28th, 2016|Drama, Latest News|Comments Off on Oliver production has the audience wanting more!

Beacon Hill Academy Carol Service – December 16th 2015

All Saints Church provided the venue for an evening of Christmas variety at Beacon Hill Academy’s Carol Service. A packed congregation were treated to a carefully chosen programme of songs, carols, band numbers and drama sketches; which showcased the talent and versatility of over 40 performers.

We were very pleased to be joined on this evening […]

December 18th, 2015|Art, Drama, Latest News, Music, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Beacon Hill Academy Carol Service – December 16th 2015

Enrichment Day in Expressive Arts

In music, students took part in either an African or Indian drumming session led by staff from Dudley Performing Arts. They used traditional, original drums and learnt the history and techniques used to play the instruments before having a go themselves and taking part in a class performance!

In art, students throughout the day built […]

November 24th, 2015|Art, Drama, Music|Comments Off on Enrichment Day in Expressive Arts

Oliver

Rehearsals are well underway for Oliver 2015! and we are thrilled to see a number of Year 7 students involved in this year’s production. They are adding real energy and enthusiasm to our company. A sneak preview will be available at Open Evening!

October 2nd, 2015|Drama, Latest News|Comments Off on Oliver

King Lear

Students involved in this year’s Shakespeare Schools Festival recently attended their Cast Workshop at the Lichfield Garrick Theatre where they shared their work-in-progress and benefited from acting tips and techniques from professional actors and directors. They worked alongside another school performing at the same theatre. The workshop included warm-up exercises, team-building and vocal/physical preparation […]

October 2nd, 2015|Drama, Latest News|Comments Off on King Lear

School Production

 

Rehearsals are now underway for our production of Lionel Bart’s musical masterpiece, Oliver! The production will take place on 16th/17th December. Any student who would like to be involved should attend Thursday rehearsals at 3pm in the Drama Studio. We would also like to encourage any parents who are able to assist with costume/set […]

September 16th, 2015|Drama, Latest News|Comments Off on School Production