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

20th- 23rd March 7pm

U6 students will be performing “Blood Wedding” by Lorca and “Our Country’s Good” by Wertenbaker.

L6 BTEC band night

27th March 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

28th March 7pm

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

U6 BTEC Acting showcase nights

23rd, 24th May 5pm

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

21st June 7pm

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

BTEC Dance showcase nights

20th,21st 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

12th 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

13th,14th June

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.