Past Performances

Flying High has created a number of productions over the years and has been involved in performances all over the country. Individual members have also had the opportunity to be involved in professional productions at the Nottingham Theatre Royal and Nottingham Playhouse as extra child performers. There have also been castings for films and commercials where young people have made it through to 2nd & 3rd rounds.

Flying High Productions

  • Bugsy Malone by Alan Parker – Arnold Hill School – 2005
  • Steel by Science on Stage – Linbury Theatre (Royal Opera House, Covent Garden) – 2006
  • The Jigsaw by Carrie Bird – Augustine’s (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) – 2009
  • Alice’s Adventures adapted by Carrie Bird & Jack Quarton – Augustine’s (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) – 2010
  • Those Legs by Noel Clarke (NT Connections) – Sheffield Crucible Theatre – 2011
  • Lysistrata the Musical by Carrie Bird & Jack Quarton – theSpace@Surgeon’s Hall (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) – 2011
  • Alice by Heart by Steven Sater & Duncan Sheik (NT Connections) – Sheffield Crucible Theatre & The Royal National Theatre – 2012
  • Alice’s Adventures adapted by Carrie Bird & Jack Quarton – Augustine’s (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) – 2012
  • Enter the Woods by Carrie Bird – theSpace@Venue45 (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) – 2012
  • Forty-Five Minutes by Anya Reiss (NT Connections) – Sheffield Crucible Theatre – 2013
  • Peter Pan adapted by Carrie Bird – theSpace@Niddry St (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) – 2013
  • A Shop Selling Speech by Sabrina Mahfouz (NT Connections) – Derby Theatre – 2014
  • The Jungle Book adapted by Carrie Bird & Jack Quarton / Tash Bird – theSpace@Niddry St (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) – 2014
  • Forty-Five Minutes by Anya Reiss - theSpace@Venue45 (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) – 2014
  • The Edelweiss Pirates by Ayub Khan Din (NT Connections) – Derby Theatre – 2015
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream adapted by Carrie Bird & Jack Quarton / Tash Bird – theSpace@Niddry St (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) – 2015
  • Bassett by James Graham (NT Connections) – Derby Theatre – 2016
  • Peter Pan adapted by Carrie Bird with songs composed by Jack Quarton – theSpace@Niddry St (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) – 2016
  • DNA by Dennis Kelly - The Bonington Theatre - 2017
  • #YOLO by Matthew Bulgo (NT Connections) - Derby Theatre - 2017
  • Aladdin adapted by Carrie Bird with songs composed by Jack Quarton – theSpace@Niddry St (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) – 2017

 

Other Performances

  • U Dance (Episodes) – Nottingham Playhouse, Mansfield Palace Theatre, Curve Theatre, Leicester, Castle Theatre, Wellingborough
  • Unite the Scene – Nottingham Arts Theatre
  • Evolution Dance – Carlton Academy
  • County Youth Arts Showcases – Mansfield Palace Theatre, The Old Library
  • Mansfield Music and Drama Festival – Mansfield Palace Theatre
  • Flying High Showcases - Bonington Theatre 2003 - 2016
  • Flying High Christmas Showcases - Arnold Hill Academy / Christ the King Academy
  • Flying High Christmas Past & Present - Arnold Hill Academy / St. Mark's Church Hall
  • Youth Theatre Festivals – Castle Theatre, Wellingborough, Nottingham Playhouse
  • International Dance Exchange – Berlin 2010
  • National Theatre Connections Festival – London 2012
  • New Dimensions – Rambert Studios 2015
  • Dance: Make Your Move - Red Cross Dance 2016

Professional Productions (Young people selected for extra roles)

  • An Inspector Calls – Nottingham Theatre Royal – 2010
  • The King & I - Nottingham Theatre Royal – 2011
  • 1984 – Nottingham Playhouse - 2013
  • Brassed Off – Nottingham Theatre Royal – 2013
  • The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – Nottingham Theatre Royal - 2015
  • Jekyll and Hyde – Nottingham Theatre Royal – 2015
  • The Duchess of Malfi – Nottingham Playhouse - 2015
  • An Inspector Calls – Nottingham Theatre Royal – 2015
  • Gangsta Granny – Nottingham Theatre Royal – 2016 
  • George's Marvellous Medicine - Nottingham Theatre Royal - 2016
  • Tale of Two Cities - Nottingham Theatre Royal - 2016
  • Touched - Nottingham Playhouse - 2017