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  • Success for Brooke Weston’s first performance of 'Grease'

    Published 11/05/17

    After weeks of dancing, singing and acting rehearsals students put all nerves behind them to perform their first night of ‘Grease’ to a packed out Weston Theatre.

    Students from all year groups auditioned for the show in January and have worked together acting, singing, and dancing and assisting back stage with directing, managing, choreography, and costumes.

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  • Brooke Weston drama teacher selected as one of 120 teachers across the country for SSAT Leadership L

    Published 20/03/17

    Brooke Weston’s drama teacher Ms Camilla Kerr has been selected from hundreds of applicants across the country to take part in the SSAT, School Students and Teachers Network Leadership Legacy project.

    SSAT is the leading national provider of training and development for school leaders at all stages, they work together with schools to allow teachers to learn from their peers, measure improvements and celebrate each other's achievements.

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  • Auditions for Grease the musical

    Published 17/01/17

    Students from all years are invited to audition for the main roles in Grease the musical, a whole school production that will take place in May.

    Rehearsals are scheduled to take place up to three times a week for main roles and twice a week for ensemble performers. Main roles include; Danny, Sandy, Kenickie, Frenchie, Miss Lynch, Patty Simcox, Eugene Florczk, Jan, Marty, Betty, Rizzo, Doody, Roger, Sonny Latierri, Vince, Johnny, Cha-Cha and Teen Angel.

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  • Grease is the word

    Published 09/01/17

    GCSE Drama students were invited to the Curve Theatre in Leicester to attend a workshop and watch a performance of the musical Grease.

    The students took part in a question and answer session with two of the lead actors, and discovered the training involved in acting and how they got into performing. The actors spoke of the numerous roles within the theatre and how necessary each one is when creating a successful performance, they were given a backstage tour of the Curve and discovered the preparation that goes into getting the set, costumes and props ready every day.

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  • Year 9 Drama students perform Christmas plays to the Trust Primary schools.

    Published 12/12/16

    Drama students from Year 9 have been entertaining Beanfield and Gretton primary schools with a shortened version of the story 'A Christmas Carol'.

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  • Acoustic night

    Published 05/12/16

    Brooke Weston’s Acoustic evenings are held termly on Wednesday of week four. They are an open mic event where all students are invited to showcase their talents.

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  • Christmas Showcase

    Published 05/12/16

    Monday 19th December sees Brooke Weston's annual Christmas Showcase where students will entertain the audience in a variety of acts from the performing arts.

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