Our talented students will be showcasing some of what they have been working on in a series of scenes and songs taken from musical theatre performances as seen on Broadway, London's West End and even our own Charlie White Theatre stage. This 90 minute extravaganza is certainly not to be missed!
Registration is now open for our January Theatrical Class programme. This year, things will be modified a little due to the pandemic, but we are working towards a full programme of instruction for all. Class starts on Thursday January 28, but space is limited, so register now!
These classes usually sell out, so don't miss your opportunity. First come, first served. No audition requirement.
The Broadway smash from Disney Entertainment will be performed this coming June. Based on the true story of the 1899 Newsie's strike which changed child labour laws in the United States, this story was first made into a film in 1996 before becoming a Tony-winning smash hit on Broadway in 2011.
Tickets on sale in March
Past Events ...
August 28, 2020 (livestreamed)
Sally Sells Seashells
Sally is a kid con-artist who explodes onto a quiet beach town with a get-rich-quick seashell-selling-scheme. For a small fee, she trains the kids on how to sell seashells before the annual summer festival, but plans to skip town with all their money before the big event! Sally becomes torn after meeting a local, Tam, who joins the program eager to help her family. The kids in this little beach town will never be the same as they learn the importance of friendship, honesty, and finding a healthy balance between working hard and having fun
Matilda is a very special young girl with amazing powers and a keen mind. In this adaption of the classic Roald Dahl story, we follow Matilda as she makes her way through mean parents and a school headmistress that hates children. This play has won four Tony awards and seven Olivier awards and is still enthralling audiences in London's West End.
If you like The Wizard of Oz, you will LOVE this hilarious new musical comedy. In this sequel to the class tale, the Witch comes back to life, and goes to Kansas looking for revenge. Join all your favourite characters and a few new ones in this upbeat and funny performance.
The North American premiere of this new musical comedy from London's West End tells the tale of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. With a story by Chris Blackwood and music by Piers Chater Robinson, who wrote last year's runaway hit, Peter Pan, the British Musical. Will the King Rat take over the town from the crooked Burgermeister, or will the Pied Piper save the village from its fate?
Based on the children's classic novel by Johanna Spyri, Heidi is a tale about a young girl from the Swiss Alps, who is brought to be a companion to wheelchair-bound Clara in Frankfurt. Heidi's good humour and infectious joy spreads throughout the household, much to the dismay of the stern housekeeper. This family-friendly musical treat was first brought to life 25 years ago here in Victoria, and its timeless appeal will bring joy to everyone who watches it.
The live performances were cancelled due to the pandemic, but we were thankfully able to film it.
IMAGINE THAT! is the story of the Tubesons, a family who have become slaves to their television. When their TV breaks down and their daughter Molly is snatched into the TV by a television demon, their lives take a magical and adventurous turn for the better. Their only hope of rescuing Molly is to heed the advice of the Fairy TV Repairperson and rediscover their imaginations!
Celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the classic MGM film, with this sparkling musical stage version of the great story by L. Frank Baum. Join your favourite Oz characters - the Scarecrow, the Lion, the Tin Man, the Wizard, Dorothy and of course the Wicked Witch in this timeless tale.
The antics of the five finalists will have you laughing in the aisles in this uproarious take-off on the TV talent show format. This smash hit musical comedy comes from Australia, and is sure to provide laughs galore.
What happens when the drama club has their show cancelled due to the COVID Pandemic and even their whole programme is danger? Watch the plucky students from Mrs. Barnes' class pull the show together online.
A presentation from both the Company Class and Theatrical Class
Special thanks to Jo Barnes for her participation.
The award-winning musical comedy, MUSICVILLE, takes you on an adventure with Maiden Melody and Radical Rhythm as they attempt to save their town from the Sorcerer of Silence. On their quest to the Castle of Composition, they pass through the Desert of Doo-wop, the Ocean of Opera, and the Terrible Terrain of Tango meeting musical friends and foes along the way.
Alice is on trial for being too big and too little ... at the same time! Can she convince the Queen of Hearts that she is innocent or will it be OFF WITH HER HEAD? Will the Cheshire cat help the defense or will he just disappear into a vanishing grin?