Drama/Theatre Studies

Michael Jones CO07

December 7, 2018

Former Pupil Michael Jones CO07  performed a one man Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde show, 'Hyde & Seek', at the Burrell Theatre last...

West Side Story production is a hit

November 26, 2018

Truro School’s production of West Side Story has been a resounding success with its vibrant costumes and fabulous...

Truro School prepares for their rendition of West Side Story

November 8, 2018

This year, join Truro School for a high-energy musical production of ‘West Side Story’....

Prep pupils participate in Shakespeare workshop

October 18, 2018

35 Prep pupils recently took part in a Shakespeare workshop in preparation for their upcoming production of Romeo and...

Warmth and Ovation for Snow Queen Production

November 28, 2017

Truro School’s production of The Snow Queen has been a resounding success with its epic fairy tale...

Students Prepare for Annual School Production

November 7, 2017

Preparations are well under way for this year’s whole school production of ‘The Snow Queen’ – Hans Andersen’s much-loved fairy tale of the little girl, Gerda, who travels all the way to the North Pole to rescue her friend Kai....

Truro School Perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

September 1, 2017

Following the success of ‘Academy of Risk’, Truro School’s theatre company, Stargaze, returned to The Fringe this summer with ‘Boy in a Bottle’ – a new play commissioned especially for the cast and written by Benjamin Symes from cube essential theatre. The play was co-directed by Benjamin and Johanna Egar, produced by Ben Oldfield and designed by Taz Burr. We are very grateful to Sandra Goodenough, Jamie Burr and Caroline Richardson for set construction and...

Students Prepare for Annual School Production

November 11, 2016

With the first night of the show less than two weeks away, rehearsals for this year’s production ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ are in the final...

Lilly and Isobel prepare for Minack Performance

September 8, 2016

Sixth form students Lilly Menear and Isobel Wilkinson will be performing at the famous Minack Theatre next week with cube Theatre, taking part in their most professional production to date as members of the Girls’ Ensemble in Arthur Miller’s ‘The...

Year 6 Lion King Production a Roaring Success

July 11, 2016

For their end-of-year production Year Six presented The Lion King. The Burrell Theatre was packed out on both nights for this vibrant and inspiring show....

LAMDA Showcase 2016

May 20, 2016

Monday 9th May saw another exciting LAMDA Speech & Drama Showcase. Students from across the years took part in the annual event, where they performed not only public speaking pieces but also acted scenes from Shakespeare to...

Truro School Drama Students Living the Dream

November 19, 2015

78 budding actors from Truro School are currently in the thick of rehearsals as they gear up for the school’s annual major production.   This year’s show is A Midsummer Night’s Dream, one of Shakespeare’s comical tales, predominantly based in a moonlit forest occupied by fairies.   The show will be performed in the school’s...

Students to Perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

July 30, 2015

A group of 15 drama students from Truro School will be performing at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival in a production called Academy of Risk.   The production, written by Cube Essential Theatre’s Benjamin Symes and co-directed with Truro School’s Director of Drama, Johanna Egar, will premiere at the SpaceTriplex in Edinburgh on 24 August...

The Canterbury Tales – What the cast thought…

July 6, 2015

Madelaine | 3J | Hard work, but the performance is always worth it! In this production we played five of ‘The Canterbury Tales’ with a huge cast ranging from 1st – 4th Years. I played an Alchemist and we introduced these tales, linked them together, and added narration and sound effects.   The Alchemists were...

LAMDA Showcase 2015

April 21, 2015

Truro School recently hosted its annual LAMDA Showcase evening in the Burrell Theatre.   LAMDA, which stands for The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, is a well established organisation that help to train the next generation of actors, directors, stage managers and more.   Claire Rawlinson, LAMDA (HOD) at Truro school said: “I’m...

Malvern – Hall for Cornwall Visit

March 17, 2015

Congratulations & Birthdays As is customary, we begin with some well dones for our fabulous Malvern girls. Firstly to Alysia for earning a Head Master’s Commendation, second to Nancy for getting her first offer of a place on a Nursing degree course, and finally to Nini and Anna for representing the boarding house and the...

Uptown Funk meets Shakespeare

February 12, 2015

Second year students have been busy this week as the annual Shakespeare Festival took place on Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 February.   Hosted in the Burrell Theatre, students from five English classes each performed their own 20 minute version of a Shakespeare play.   The night was a resounding success with plays ranging from Hamlet...

Sweeney Todd Workshop with Peter Polycarpou

October 30, 2014

In preparation for November’s epic production of Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd, we were delighted to welcome prolific actor Peter Polycarpou to the Burrell Theatre, who delivered an inspiring day’s workshop for cast members last week.   Perhaps most commonly known for the role of Chris Theodopolodous in Birds of a Feather, as well as numerous other...

Mike Shepherd visits The Burrell Theatre

September 22, 2014

Mike Shepherd, Founder and Artistic Director of Kneehigh Theatre Company visited The Burrell Theatre on Friday to speak to some of our GCSE and A Level students.   The classes had been to see his critically acclaimed production of Dead Dog in a Suitcase the week before at The Asylum (in its current residence at...

Distinctions at The West End Stage

September 16, 2014

Lilly Moore from 5th Year attended The West End Stage 2014 over the summer, at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. This was her 3rd attendance and she gained another Distinction award, making this three Distinctions.   Lilly had Master Classes with the Les Mis cast and other West End professionals. She...