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 2 An 8 weeks course, suitable for anyone who has done the Beginners’ class, anyone who has done a bit of Improv and wants to get better, and anyone who had done a lot of Improv but still wants to work on the fundamentals. The course will go more deeply into the […]

  • 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 […]

  • Madagascar – A Musical Adventure Jr.

    Danielle Myles Academy Of Performing Arts proudly presents Madagascar – A Musical Adventure Jr. Join Danielle Myles Academy Of Performing Arts for their first public production, which is sure to leave you wanting to “Move It, Move It”! Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the Hippo and, of course, those […]

  • Samantha Pressdee: Covered (10th October)

    The only thing crazier than Sammie was the welfare state supposed to be helping her! Getting your needs met in austerity Britain is a game of Russian roulette. Will she beat the system? ‘Excellent storytelling, very funny’ ★ ★ ★ ★ One4Review. ‘Cheeky jokes intertwined with a startlingly honest account of her struggles’ ★ ★ […]

  • Matt Hollins: I’m a Comedian, Let Me Out of Here! (10th October)

    Many years ago, deadpan comedian Matt Hollins got nominated for a coveted national comedy award whilst he languished as an inpatient on a Psychiatric Ward. A month later he was discharged and performed in the live final… and won it! Adding his name to a list of former winners including Rhod Gilbert, Jason Manford 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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