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 […]

  • Yoga

    New Yoga Classes at the Blue Orange Theatre

  • Sleeping Beauty (24th November-13th December)

    Affordable, family pantomime from the same team that brought you last year’s magical production; Aladdin. Sleeping Beauty By Paul Hutton It’s Princess Aurora’s 1st Birthday and everyone has been invited! Well, almost everyone… Carabosse, the bad fairy, and her sidekick cat Needles have been banished from the kingdom. They are not happy one bit! Can […]

  • Blow White: The Adult Panto (2nd – 12th December)

    DR1 Theatricals Limited presents Blow White: The Adult Panto By Paul Hutton and Directed by James Williams Just when you thought you knew this timeless tale… SHA-BLAM! You were wrong. Blow-White – raised by an Evil Queen, poisoned by a pink lady, looked after by 7 (technically 8) sisters of perpetual indulgence, and best friends […]

  • A Victorian Christmas (18th – 20th December)

    Blue Orange Arts presents – A Tell Tale production of A Victorian Christmas Past Famed for their witty takes on history, Tell-Tale invite you on a magical journey to discover how the Victorians reinvented Christmas. Join Queen Victoria and a host of other characters from all walks of life for parlour games, shadow puppets and […]

  • Charles Dickens – A Christmas Carol (24th – 30th December)

    Blue Orange Arts presents – Charles Dickens – A Christmas Carol Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly and wealthy man, is well-known for his miserly ways and unkind spirit. One Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by the ghost his old business partner, Jacob Marley, who is eager for Scrooge not to share his miserable and eternal fate […]

  • Charles Dickens – The Chimes

    Blue Orange Arts presents – A Tell Tale production of Charles Dickens – The Chimes “THE CHIMES – Some Bells that Rang an Old Year out and a New Year in” By Charles Dickens A topical satire set on New Year’s Eve about a poor Porter and the haunted church bells which speak to him. […]

  • Acting for Stage & Screen Course

    Grow your performance craft, both on stage and screen, in our new weekly acting course, led by Artistic Director, James Williams. Learn a variety of acting techniques, used on and off camera, experiment with script and voice work and gain the feedback you need to elevate your acting skills in a relaxed, fun and welcoming […]

  • Musical Theatre Course

    Grow your acting, singing and movement skills, in our new weekly musical theatre course, led by the team at Midlands Academy of Musical Theatre. Learn a variety of techniques across three disciplines, experiment with script and voice work and gain the feedback you need to elevate your musical theatre performances in a relaxed, fun and […]

  • The 39 Steps (8th – 17th April)

    Blue Orange Arts presents – The 39 Steps Adapted from the novel by John Buchan Part of the Blue Orange Theatre 10th year anniversary! A cast of 4 deliver this hilarious adaptation of John Buchan’s ‘The 39 Steps’ Expect over 150 zany characters, an onstage aerial dog fight, thrills and spills upon a speeding train, handcuffs, […]

  • Jane Eyre (14th – 17th July 2021)

    Blue Orange Arts presents – Jane Eyre Adapted from the novel by Charlotte Brontë Charlotte Brontë’s tale of a young woman’s courageous fight through injustice and hardship was a revolution in literary fiction. It is a story that continues to inspire and enthral over 150 years after its publication. Blue Orange Arts brings this timeless […]

  • Jack the Ripper: Mary Kelly (14th – 17th July 2021)

    Blue Orange Arts presents – Jack the Ripper: Mary Kelly 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 of the public from that day until this. His identity still […]

  • The Hound of the Baskervilles (22nd-31st October)

    Blue Orange Arts presents – The Hound of the Baskervilles Adapted from the novel by Arthur Conan Doyle Lord Baskerville is found dead. Mysterious footprints are found besides his body. His heir, Sir Henry is set to inherit the vast Baskerville fortune but with the legacy comes a deadly curse. A small cast bring this […]

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