Shakespeare Schools' Festival
Shakespeare Schools Festival
The Shakespeare Schools Festival is the UK's largest youth drama festival. The organisers work with over 1,000 schools and 150 professional theatres to provide the tools, support and guidance necessary to enable schools to take students aged 8-18 on a wonderful journey by performing their own Shakespeare productions in front of a paying audience.
Orchard Vale were proud to take part in the Shakespeare Schools’ Festival held at the Exeter Phoenix Theatre and entered a cast to perform Romeo and Juliet. Over several weeks the children auditioning for the various parts in the play, following which the cast were chosen.
Wednesday, 2nd October – 10am to 12.30pm – Workshops for cast and crew
The children and staff travelled to the Exeter Phoenix Theatre to take part in some Workshops.
Tuesday, 12th November – Dress Rehearsal and Performance
We all travelling to the Exeter Phoenix for technical and dress rehearsals.
At 6pm the children had their warm up and final briefing followed by the performance which started at 7pm.
Parents were able to purchase tickets to watch the performance.