RADA Workshop helps girls prepare for 'Dracula' production

On Sunday 9th October, the cast of this year's Autumn Production took part in a workshop with RADA associate and movement director, Darren Royston.

 

Resounding Success at the Edinburgh Fringe

EdinburghThe cast of The Company of Wolves have returned from a very successful week at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (8th - 12th August).

Preparing for the Edinburgh Fringe!

Ed FringeThe St Mary's girls of the newly formed Twisted Tales Theatre Company have endured four days of intense rehearsals to polish our show; Angela Carter's  'The Company of Wolves' to Edinburgh Fringe standards. 

Girls gear up for Edinburgh Fringe Performance

Company of WolvesSt Mary's Calne girls will once again be performing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and preparations for the Fringe performance are well underway. Mrs Rebecca Cochran-Patrick will be leading the direction with Director of Drama, Miss Holly Darling, taking the role of Assistant Director / Producer.

Junior play captivates audiences!

On Thursday 30th June and Friday 1st July the LIV and MIV girls performed this year’s Junior play, Alice in Wonderland. Needless to say, all the hard work has paid off, with a full house for Friday’s performance, not to mention the very appreciative school audience on Thursday.

Superb LAMDA Showcase by the girls

On 10th June, some of our LAMDA students took to the stage to showcase their work following a day of LAMDA exams with two visiting examiners.

Successful Drama trip to the Bristol Old Vic

On Friday 10th June both the LVI and the LV drama students went to the Bristol Old Vic theatre to see The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk.

Light-hearted production inspires Drama students

Theatre TripOn Thursday 19th May, the A-Level and GCSE Drama students went to see the Human Zoo Theatre Company’s production of The Girl Who Fell in Love with the Moon.

Fine performances from our GCSE Drama students

GCSE DramaOn Thursday 28th April, the UV GCSE Drama students performed their final pieces to the AQA moderator and a supportive audience of staff, friends and family. The pieces were devised by the girls and based on the theme of 'Change & Transformation'.

Celebrations at the Golden Lily Awards

Golden Lily AwardsOur annual awards evening was held on Wednesday 27th April, in celebration of the work of the Art, Drama and Music Departments. As is traditional for the event, the dress code was Black Tie, giving all involved an excellent excuse to dust off their glad rags!

Daisy Pulls It Off at the Egg Theatre, Bath

After loading up the coach with all of our set, props and costume (including a piano) we made our way to the Egg Theatre, Bath. Ahead of us was a long and very busy day, however the many hands of the sixty-strong 'Four on Tour' company made it light work!

AS Drama students perform 'The Maids'

AS Drama - The MaidsOn 15th March, the AS Drama students performed extracts of The Maids by Jean Genet. The group were working on staging their chosen extracts in the style of contemporary physical theatre company, Frantic Assembly.