A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Rainford High students!

24 students from Rainford High recently performed ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at The Met Theatre in Bury.   Students from Years 8 and 9 were selected for the opportunity by the Coram Shakespeare Schools Foundation Festival.   The foundation is a cultural education charity that aims to give all young people a chance to

St Mary’s students show how valuable they can be in school production

Talented students from St Mary’s Catholic College, Wallasey, recently blew audiences away at the Floral Pavilion in a whole school production of Legally Blonde.  Due to the pandemic, this was the first time in two years that the college was able to put on a show for the local community.  Students from

School helps to create safer communities

Alsop High School hosted Liverpool based Perception Theatre Company to deliver a performance of CUT, a production centred around knife crime and youth violence. Young people were able to explore how a needless dispute can cause a teenager to be stabbed and killed.  Students in Year 9 and Year 10 watched

Scenes of great drama at Gateacre

One artistic director, one associate director, 12 practitioners, six project managers, 12 peer mentors, 11 partner organisations, four countries, 10 days. This was Frantic Assembly’s Ignition project 2021. Only one of the 11 partner organisations was a school and that was Gateacre School. Gateacre’s drama department has always been huge fans of

Award winning youth programme Young Everyman Playhouse turns 10

10 years ago the Everyman and Playhouse threw open its doors to launch an ambitious programme to nurture the writers and actors, the technicians, the audiences and the cultural leaders of the future.  Young Everyman Playhouse (affectionately known as YEP) announced its presence to the world on 24 January 2012 with