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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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  • 29/11/18

    ORT Report - Pinocchio

    The Old Rep Theatre brought Pinocchio to life with a modern twist on the Carlo Collodi classic.
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  • 30/10/18

    ORT Report - Susie Self: Quilt Song

    The modern opera, Quilt Song, brings together historical and contemporary civil rights figures from Rosa Parks to Jo Cox, sewn together with ideas of social diversity.
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  • 20/06/18

    Our ORT Reporters meet Sincerely Amy

    Our young budding theatre bloggers received bespoke training from Amy Stutz, a successful theatre reviewer of Sincerely Amy, and who is a Birmingham Ormiston Academy graduate.
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  • 17/05/18

    Work Experience at The Old Rep

    Megan Plant, a Year 10 student from George Salter Academy in West Bromwich,  joined The Old Rep for week's work experience in March. We caught up with Megan to chat about her week...
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  • 24/04/18

    Broadening horizons at The Old Rep's Easter Workshops

    Let me start by saying that, to me, there is no such thing as a ‘shy’ child. There are definitely children who are cautious of performing, however, this Easter, The Old Rep aimed to tackle this, as they gave children the chance to get involved in a series of workshops in Singing, Acting...
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  • 05/03/18

    Photographing the Backstage Areas at The Old Rep

    Third year student from Birmingham City University talks to us about her time photographing behind the scenes at The Old Rep's Alice in Wonderland 2017.
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  • 16/01/18

    10 weeks as ASM on Alice in Wonderland

    In 2017, Katie Ranson a Year 12 Level 3 Technical Theatre Arts student at BOA took on a placement at The Old Rep. Here's how she got on... 
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