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Introducing this year's Connections play

Introducing this year's Connections play

This year’s National Theatre Connections play is called ‘The Wind/Rush Generation(s)' by Mojisola Adebayo. It follows the historical story of the first cruise ship built, named the Monte Rosa, in Hamburg as it transports Jews from Norway to German camps. It is captured by th…

Introducing the Company Directors

Introducing the Company Directors

Our Company Directors have been working hard to support the development of projects and opportunities and will be seeking sources of funding to further develop this in the new year. We meet towards the beginning of each term and all our directors are invited to our performances and events through…

Dance group ready for Unite the Scene

Dance group ready for Unite the Scene

Our Senior Youth Dance group will take part in Unite the Scene once againt this December. We will perform on Sunday 1 December at the Squire Performing Arts Centre (Nottingham High School) alongside other groups from the area. Our dance is based around five large LED cubes and is using…

Groups taking part in Young Creative Awards 2020

Groups taking part in Young Creative Awards 2020

Our Senior Youth Theatre and Senior Drama will take part in a project which will lead up to the Young Creative Awards 2020. Each group is invited to create a new 15 minute piece of theatre using any theatre genres or a combination. The pieces will be watched by the organisers during a week in Fe…

Christmas Cabaret 2019 running order

Christmas Cabaret 2019 running order

This year's Christmas Cabaret will take place on Sunday 15 December at St. Mark’s Church Hall, De Vere Gardens, Woodthorpe, NG5 4PH. The format is very likely follow the same as last year with breaks for one audience to leave and another to come in. You will need to buy tickets for you…

Wizard of Oz tickets running out

Wizard of Oz tickets running out

There are just 30 tickets left for our Edinburgh Fringe show being performed once again - and for the last time - at the Bonington Theatre on Saturday 14 December at 7.00pm.  It is such a vibrant show and had so many good reviews in Edinburgh. "What an excellent high ene…

Lamda performance this December

Lamda performance this December

Our Lamda students will be performing the first pieces that they have worked on for their exams this December. The performances will take place on Wednesday 18 December at Pond Hills lane Community Centre. It will kick off at 7.15pm. If you are interested at all, you are more than welcome to co…

Workshop spaces available

Workshop spaces available

We have some spaces up for grabs in our workshops! Our Monday Drama groups, Saturday's Junior Youth Dance and Intermediate/Senior Vocal Group could all hold more members. We would love you to help spread the word about these spaces so that we can offer the opportunity to join to as many…

Introducing Phoenix Theatre Company

Introducing Phoenix Theatre Company

We are delighted to introduce our newest group, Phoenix Theatre Company. led by Carrie Bird. Rising out of the ashes of the former Nottingham Theatre Royal 55+ Drama group which Carrie led for four & a half years, Phoenix Theatre Company is now for adults of all ages but the focus of the…

Good luck to departing members

Good luck to departing members

We want to wish the best of luck to our members who have recently begun their university and post-school experiences this year! Callum Battlemuch has gone to the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA) to train in Acting for screen and seems to be having a wonderful time already. Harr…

Sophie Hatton pulls the strings at Young Company

Sophie Hatton pulls the strings at Young Company

Sophie Hatton returned to Flying High to give our Young Company an insight into the world of puppetry. Using her expertise, which she utilises with her theatre company Ditto, she gave the group a masterclass in the basics of the art. She taught them about the importance of giving …

Christmas Cabaret details

Christmas Cabaret details

We can now give you some more details of the 2019 Christmas Cabaret, which will take place at St Mark's Church Hall in Woodthorpe on Sunday 15 December. The show will be split into sections, with three or four performances together in each one. These will then be performed in a caba…

The Wizard of Oz back for Christmas

The Wizard of Oz back for Christmas

Come and see The Wizard of Oz when we perform our Edinburgh Fringe show at the Bonington Theatre in Arnold on Saturday 14 December. As of the end of September, tickets for the show are selling well with nearly half already sold.  This Christmas-time show will bring all of our original cast …

More amazing Lamda results

More amazing Lamda results

Eight new members of our Lamda group once again blew us away by achieving some amazing marks in their June exams late last term. Every member achieved mid-high merits or distinctions for their Grade 3 Acting exam after performing two speeches and demonstrating their …

A big hello at the start of the new term!

A big hello at the start of the new term!

As we come up to the beginning of our sessions on Monday 9 September, it's time to say a big hello for the new academic year! We can't wait to get started again on another year of amazing work, super performances and development of our members' brilliant talent. This year we have a t…