Classes Overview

The course has helped me grow in confidence and be a better performer

It’s lots of fun! I met new people and really enjoyed it!

A chance to act in a lot of different styles, work in a team, develop confidence and have a lot of  fun in the process (feedback from Blue Orange Acting class)

  • Acting, Devising and Performance

    During term 1 the students will work together and form a performance group who, through a series of fun exercises and tasks, will devise a Christmas-themed showing that will be performed at the Blue Orange Theatre on Wednesday 2nd December. This will be done through a process of creative play, using a variety of stimulus.

    Terms 2 and 3 will see the students working towards a larger scale project that will be performed in the Blue Orange Theatre at the end of term 3.

  • Improvisation

    Improvisation Class – Level 1 An 8 week improv course teaching the core skills of improvised comedy. Discover the joy, freedom and challenge of Improv. Learn to be more creative and more playful. Low-pressure, high-enjoyment classes in a fun, friendly, supportive and stress-free environment. Complete beginners are welcome. You don’t need any drama, acting, comedy or […]

  • Youth Theatre

    Blue Orange Youth Theatre classes aim to provide an exciting, enjoyable and creative platform for local young people to learn skills in creating excellent quality theatre. The classes are divided into Juniors and Seniors who meet on Saturdays.

  • Youth Theatre: Tots Drama Group (3-6 year olds)

    Younger children constantly engage in imaginary play as part of their worlds. The Tots drama group aims to further enhance this through drama games, songs, dance, role play and ultimately having lots of fun! The classes aim to encourage children to feel good about themselves, listen and respond expressively, help speech development, increase confidence and […]

  • Jack the Ripper: The Victims (24th October – 2nd November)

    Blue Orange Arts presents – Jack the Ripper: The Victims 1888 Whitechapel, London… Five women brutally murdered… This is their story. August 1888, London sees the first of five brutal murders, the callous cruelty of which sends shock waves far and wide and etches the name of the most infamous serial killer into the minds […]

  • Yoga

    New Yoga Classes at the Blue Orange Theatre

  • Fiat Lux (9th November)

    The Seventh Wave presents An Evening With Fiat Lux With Very Special Guest tony adamo / ten:ten Live performance followed by Q&A   Fiat Lux — from the Latin for “let there be light” – were originally a synth-pop band that shone for a brief period in the ’80s. Formed in 1982 and hailing from Wakefield […]

  • Blood Brothers (Play Version)

    Back by popular demand Did you hear the story of the Johnston twins? As like each other as two new pins…. if not, it’s likely you have at least heard of the story, as Willy Russell’s “Blood Brothers” is nearly 30 years old. MAMT in association with Experience Theatre presents the original, non-musical play version […]

  • The Millers Story (21st November)

    Clown Noir presents ‘The Millers Story’ Written by Simon Thompson and Directed by Eva Birdthistle The Miller’s Story. Is a ‘Priming of the Cannon’ adaptation based on Canterbury Tales by Chaucer. However as opposed to retelling the original narrative, here Simon Thompson creates a life for the Miller before his night of bawdy storytelling. Influenced […]

  • Don’t Be Soft (with Settling)

    Thurstable Productions presents ‘Don’t Be Soft’ by Kevin F. Grant With ‘Settling’ by Richard Constable Married couple Mike and Janet are comfortable in their life together… Maybe a bit too comfortable? With Christmas around the corner, tensions reach boiling point in this truthful comedy by Kevin F. Grant. For anyone who needs a realistic Christmas […]

  • Aladdin (4th – 8th December)

    Affordable, family panto is FLYING into Birmingham this Christmas! Join Aladdin as he embarks on the adventure of his life, discovers the magic of the lamp and falls in love with the beautiful Princess Jasmin. Boo and hiss the evil Abanazar, before you sing, dance and laugh with Aladdin’s best friend, Wishee Washee. Will the […]

  • Tinder-Ella (10th – 14th December)

    The timeless tale of Cinderella…like you’ve never seen it before! Brace yourself* as adult panto comes to Birmingham’s Blue Orange Theatre for strictly one week only this December. Poor Tinders is navigating the perilous world of online dating, in search of her one true love. Will she meet her Prince Charming or will he be […]

  • George’s Marvellous Medicine (21st – 29th December)

    Blue Orange Arts presents Roald Dahl’s George’s Marvellous Medicine. George Kranky’s Grandma is a miserable grouch. George really hates that horrid old witchy woman. One Saturday morning, George is in charge of giving Grandma her medicine. So-ho! Ah-ha! Ho-hum! George knows exactly what to do. A magic medicine* it will be. One that will either […]

  • Captain Breadbeard’s Bready Brilliant Comedy Cookbook

    The only fast-paced pun-tastic bready-brilliant absurd sketch comedy show about a sailor with a beard made of bread that you need to see! Have you taken the time to consider the dangers that people with floury facial fuzz encounter every day? If not, then you’re in luck… Captain Breadbeard will take you on a magical […]

  • Fat, Funny & Fearless (7th February)

    Mother, Blogger and self confessed cake addict Jessica Jones also known as @thefatfunnyone is performing her very first one woman show Fat, Funny & Fearless. Don’t miss the chance for a great night out to hear her talk about her journey with accepting and loving her plus size body, becoming a mother, owning her FAT and […]

  • The 39 Steps

    Blue Orange Arts presents – The 39 Steps Adapted from the novel by John Buchan A cast of 4 deliver this hilarious adaptation of John Buchan’s ‘The 39 Steps’ FULL DESCRIPTION TO FOLLOW! Dates and time of show:  Thursday 23rd April at 7.45pm Friday 25th April at 7.45pm Saturday 26th April at 3.00pm and 7.45pm […]

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