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  • 10/10/19

    ORT Report: Private Peaceful

    Whether the story is a childhood favourite or completely new to you, this performance of ‘Private Peaceful’ is a must-see, guaranteed to have you leave the theatre feeling a burning desire to help the characters. Based on Michael Morpurgo's iconic novel of the same title, it i...
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  • 04/10/19

    ORT Report: Crimes On The Coast

    In the calm seaside breeze, an inexplicable killing event breaks the evening sleepiness and drags you into a hilarious horror mystery invited by the multi-award-winning theatre company New Old Friends. Inspired by detective writers such as Agatha Christie, Noel Coward and PG Wodehouse, this is...
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  • 20/08/19

    Youth Theatre Announcement

    The Old Rep Theatre are delighted to announce that we will be working in partnership with practitioners from Bostin’ Creative.
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  • 16/07/19

    ORT Report: BOA These Violent Delights

    This modernised Shakespearean tragedy will have you laughing, crying, and reflecting on the devastating crime that still prevails. Birmingham Ormiston Academy’s production of Othello, performed by the year twelve acting students, was of the utmost entertainment.
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  • 10/07/19

    ORT Report: BOA Raising the Barre

    The Year 12 Dance pathway students at Birmingham Ormiston Academy put on a stunning, two-night performance, which showcased their talents as a year group. Raising the Barre was packed with a range of different styles - from urban, to ballet, to jazz and many more – making for an extremely enjo...
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  • 24/06/19

    ORT Report:BYT Guys and Dolls

    A light hearted, hilarious show, that will ensure everyone leaves the theatre grinning from ear to ear.
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  • 18/04/19

    ORT Report: Romeo and Juliet

    Shakespeare’s classic tragic love story – Romeo and Juliet – placed in a medieval setting. The National Production Company takes the universally recognised tale of ‘star-crossed lovers’, first published in 1597, and makes it an entertaining and enjoyable experience f...
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  • 11/04/19

    ORT Report: BOA Year 13 Musical Theatre: The Phantom of the Opera

    "This show featured impactful choreography, outstanding vocals and gripping acting throughout"
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  • 29/01/19

    ORT Report: Enron

    "A truly brilliant show that will leave your mind whirring."
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  • 18/01/19

    ORT Report - BYT: Snow White

    There is a special something about pantomimes that keep audiences wanting more and more. From the moment the curtain rises, us audience members love to be immersed in that familiar comfort that is pantomime, from the typical ‘he’s behind you!’ to traditional Pantomime dames. Birmin...
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  • 15/01/19

    Pinocchio: A Student Perspective

    In this blog, we hear from Adam and Charlie, two of our talented BOA students who worked on Pinocchio. Adam played the role of Cat, taking up a key part in our production, while Charlie worked across the technical team, operating LX frequently throughout the run.
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  • 04/12/18

    My experience as an Assistant Director on Pinocchio

    “So, you want to be a director… you know its hard right?" “What are you talking about, it’s just telling people what to do” Like most people in theatre I started off wanting to be an actor. I spent a lot of time in theatres growing up: acting in youth productio...
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