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-9th December)

    Affordable, family panto is back in Birmingham this Christmas! Celebrate the 7th anniversary of our legendary festive fun with our MOST DREAMY SHOW YET! Once upon a time in a land far away, the beautiful Princess Aurora is given a twenty-first birthday present she will never forget. By pricking her finger on an enchanted spinning […]

  • Blow White: The Adult Panto (5th – 9th December)

    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 with a rabbit. Is […]

  • Charles Dickens – A Christmas Carol (15th – 24th 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 of his old business partner, Jacob Marley, who is eager for Scrooge not to share his miserable and eternal […]

  • The Wizard of Oz (23rd December – 6th January)

    Blue Orange Arts presents – The Wizard of Oz When a tornado sweeps Dorothy and her dog Toto into the Land of Oz, she discovers that her Kansas farmhouse has landed right on top of The Wicked Witch of the East! Dorothy learns about the wonderful Wizard of Oz who lives in the Emerald City […]

  • Duplicity For Beginners (16th – 24th February)

    Blue Orange Arts presents – Duplicity for Beginners Lovers Maria and Josh check into a plush hotel room for a night of romance, the only thing standing in their way is a potentially murderous husband, an obsessed stalker and the fact that they have just stolen several million pounds! Chaos ensues as the couple each […]

  • Does My Fanny Look Big in This? (1st March)

    Have you ever been riding a homosapien and asked (internally) ‘omg am I squashing this person like a double decker bus?’? Or stumbled mentally upon, ‘please lord, let me have shaved my nipples’? (free the hairy nips.) That right there is sex anxiety, but not the kind where you can’t get interested in sex- just […]

  • iHands: A Life Less Lived – New Comedy Series

    iHands is a brand new comedy series available FREE on YouTube. In the first season, Izzy directs hapless actor, Richard Bridgerton, in the brand new play, A Life Less Lived. With exclusive access from page to stage – over 9 episodes – Izzy delivers (in his humble opinion) a master class in theatre production. To […]