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

  • The Wicked Lady (1st – 16th October)

    The Wicked Lady World Première October 2021 A spine-chilling theatrical experience Brace yourselves for the ghost story experience of the year. Flickering from within the tree-line, a single lamp burns in one upstairs window of an otherwise long-abandoned house. The chilling disappearance of a young child is what leads to Alice Beaumont being thrown into this […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Missing Piece (6th November)

    Chris Passey & ALPR Productions Presents THE MISSING PIECE Saturday 6th November, 7:30pm An evening of new musical theatre writing featuring finalists from The Missing Piece song writing competition. Join a host of incredible singers work their way through new songs by Jonathan Reid Gealt, Joey Contreras as well as emerging artists from around the […]

  • Ragged Miser – The Crow Show

    Crows, ravens, magpies and their relatives: The corvid COVID antidote of a new show for a reopening world, bringing to life the mythology, natural history and folklore of some of the world’s most intelligent and mysterious birds. Award-winning storyteller Jason Buck brings a collection of ancient, traditional and original stories and poetry, with his unique […]

  • Aladdin (24th November – 11th December)

    Affordable, family panto is FLYING into Birmingham this Christmas! Celebrate the 5th anniversary of our legendary festive fun with our BIGGEST SHOW EVER! 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, […]

  • Santa’s Christmas: Live

    Book early after last year’s SELL OUT! ***** A socially distanced, 25 minute Christmas adventure for dreamers aged 1 to 100, live on your doorstep throughout December…with a very special visitor! Join Ellie the Elf for a very important announcement from the North Pole! Hear about this year’s elf adventures and make sure the elves […]

  • James and the Giant Peach (18th – 30th Dec 2021)

    Blue Orange Arts presents – James and the Giant Peach By Roald Dahl adapted by David Wood After his parents are eaten by an escaped rhinoceros during a trip to London, James Henry Trotter is sent to live with his two gruesome aunts, Spiker and Sponge. They beat James, force him to sleep on the […]

  • Pottervision (19th January)

    Four performers are all set to recreate Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone, but when two of them drop out on the day (and take all the props and costumes with them), Tom and Lukas must go it alone and make do with the limited resources they have. With DIY props, charity shop costumes and […]

  • The Chinese Labour Corps (1st – 5th February)

    Blue Orange Arts presents – The Chinese Labour Corps Original script by Ian Henery adapted by Emma Cooper   ‘They came to help. They stayed to die.’ One of the least known stories of the First World War. The moving and surprising story of the Chinese Labour Corps, who volunteered to travel thousands of miles […]

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