Music & Theatre events 2017/18

Unless otherwise stated events take place in our purpose built Theatre – tickets are usually available on the door or from Student Reception.

Shakespeare School’s Festival @ the Contact Theatre Manchester.

15th,16th November
Aquinas Drama students will be performing “Othello” as part of this high profile national festival and at Aquinas

XMAS Musical Theatre Showcase Primary schools

6th, 7th December matinee tbc, evening 7:00pm

Performance extracts with costume and music of some classic scenes from musicals such as the Wizard of Oz, Alice in Wonderland and the Jungle Book

U6 BTEC Performance workshop projects

(through January in feeder schools during the day)

U6 students are devising and performing plays based on contemporary issues social media safety, drink driving, drugs, mental health. We book dates with schools that students come from and perform them in the schools.

U6 A Level Music Recital evening

8th March 7pm

Music students will be performing Classical pieces in the Music Room – F37. An ideal evening celebrating our students musical skills and for students thinking of coming to Aquinas to study A level music.

U6 A level Drama and Theatre Final Exam show nights

Tuesday 20th March 2pm and 7pm

U6 students will be performing “Our Country is Good” By Wertenbaker.

Wednesday 21st March 2pm and 7pm

U6 students will be performing “Blood Wedding” by Lorca.

L6 BTEC band night

25th April 7pm

An exciting evening celebrating a wide range of contemporary rock and pop music performed by bands studying on the Music BTEC

U6 BTEC band night

26th April 7pm

An exciting evening celebrating a wide range of contemporary rock and pop music performed by bands studying on the Music BTEC

U6 BTEC Performing showcase night

23rd May 6pm

U6 Acting students will be performing scenes from Shakespeare, musical works and contemporary plays. Ideal for students thinking of coming to Aquinas to study acting.

L6 BTEC Showcase performances

Tuesday 19th June 7pm

L6 BTEC students will be performing adaptations of a range of contemporary plays and performance work.

BTEC Dance showcase night

20th June 7pm

L6 and U6 BTEC Dance students will be performing solo, duet and group devised work in the theatre. Ideal for students thinking of coming to Aquinas to study dance.

Stockport Youth Dance showcase project

Tuesday 3rd July

A celebration of community dance performance with pieces created by the primary schools in the area and performed by the primary school children.

Devised drama exam performance work

28th June and 4th July 6PM

L6 A Level Drama students will perform devised drama exam performance work inspired by playwrights such as Arthur Miller, Caryl Churchill, Harold Pinter, Timberlake Wertenbaker, Jim Cartwright etc.