Now that summer is finally on its way we are gearing up for three spectacular new Summer School Projects here at The Octagon Theatre. The theatre and musical projects are aimed at young people who love drama, singing and dancing and they run from Monday 3 – Friday 21 August.
The projects begin with The Octagon Theatre Showstoppers from Monday 3 – Friday 7 August. Professional project leaders Sarah Langley, Lizzie Frances, Jessica Oldfield and Tom Turner will be working with children aged 7 – 13 to create, ‘Annie – The First Night Farce’.
Project leader, Sarah Langley has been dancing for over 10 years and has both performed and choreographed here at The Octagon. She said, ‘I cannot wait to teach your children and lead them to a show-stopping performance at the end of the week’.
From Monday 10 – Friday 14 August, Castaway Theatre Group present their Summer School Project, ‘Matilda the Musical in 20 Minutes then Back to the Forties with Bugsy Malone’. This project is aimed at ages 8 – 16 and will be run by project leaders: Lynn Lee-Brown and Tammie Lloyd.
The final Summer School Project is The Octagon Theatre Company’s, ‘Follies, Folklore & Fantasy’ which runs from Monday 17 – Friday 21 August and is aimed at ages 7 – 11. This project will be led by Sue Huggins, director of The Octagon Theatre Company, who said, ‘This will be the third Summer School I have delivered at The Octagon Theatre and I am super excited to be creating drama with this year’s participants’.
With so many exciting new projects to choose from your children are promised a fantastic week of fun, laughter and education this summer. All of the projects run from 10am – 4pm daily; The Octagon Theatre Summer School Projects are £125 per participant and the Castaway Theatre Group Summer School Project is £100 per participant.
Summer Schools at The Octagon Theatre are a fantastic way to get young people engaging with their imagination and creativity in a fun, supportive environment over the summer. They are also a great place for children to make lifelong friends.
To book your child’s place on any one of these spectacular Summer Schools contact the Box Office on 01935 422884, visit www.octagon-theatre.co.uk or simply pop into the theatre.