LAMDA Showcase 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 very proud of all the students who took part in the LAMDA (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art) Showcase. Through studying LAMDA, students not only learn about how people ‘tick,’ but how the World works.”

Claire continued,

“By putting themselves in the shoes of the characters, students get to understand themselves better and this can be both life affirming and life changing. It’s a pleasure to teach such a dynamic and inspiring group of young people.”

The night was a resounding success with over 20 acts taking to the stage. Performances varied from five to fifteen minutes with a pick of the bunch below.

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon

Tilly, a talented scientist, competes against Janice for a coveted school science prize. Meanwhile, at home, her mother broods over the injustices that life has served her as a carer looking after ‘Nanny’, the old aged grandmother. Tilly also has to support her sister Ruth, who struggles to cope with her epilepsy.

LAMDA Performance Truro School The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds

Daisy, Isobel, Sophie and Giselle perform The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds by Paul Zindel

The Accidental Death of an Anarchist

A scarily convincing performance by Arsen in this act that had the front seats startled! A maniac infiltrates the Milan police headquarters and forces the police to confess their culpability in murder.

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Arsen from the Upper Sixth performs The Accidental Death of an Anarchist by Dario Fo

The Roses of Eyam

Bedlam, the local mad man, talks about the happenings in his village, where more and more people are dying each day from the Black Death.

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Fifth Year Laurie performs The Roses of Eyam, by Don Taylor.

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