Our one day theatre experience Play in a Day returns in February 2020 with events in both Bishop's Stortford and Saffron Walden! We are excited to be bringing back our one-day theatre experience Play in a Day for this February’s half-term! There will be two running this year; one at Rhodes Arts Complex in Bishop’s Stortford on Wednesday 19 February and one at RA Butler Academy in Saffron Walden on Thursday 20 February. It’s a great chance to get the kids out from under your feet and let the professionals at Phoenix Theatre Group give them a day they’ll [...]
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Phoenix graduate George Jack this week starts a new journey towards a career in acting. George, 21, begins his studies on the Foundation Course in Acting at The Oxford School of Drama. George is one of our longest standing theatre school students, having been with us since he was four years old. Since graduating from Phoenix in 2016, George has continued to work with Phoenix as one of our assistant tutors in our primary and intermediate sections of the school. George has appeared in many of our productions, including showcases, musicals, and pantomimes. George played an Ugly Sister in [...]
Staff and Clowns from Phoenix Theatre School entertained children and adults alike on Saturday 7th August at the National Play Day event in Harlow Town Park. National Play Day is held annually, free to all and we were pleased to give our time to support this important local event. With circus tricks and toys to enjoy, bubbles galore, and our Phoenix Clowns to play with, lots of fun was had by all. If you would like a free trial of our Harlow classes for children aged Reception to year 6, held at Burnt Mill Academy on Saturday mornings, please [...]
This year’s BOOM! students had a fabulous week of circus fun! With a script adapted from the hit musical The Greatest Showman by Phoenix’s Creative Director, Phil Dale, and choreographed by KBD Dance’s principal Katie Barker-Dale, our students acted, danced and sang their way towards their final production of “The Greatest Show! on Friday 23rd August. They also appeared in a short film where they told us all what their one wish would be, which was funny, endearing and occasionally very surprising! With a colourful projected backdrop and spectacular costumes, our audience was transported to the circus, with trapeze [...]
We are delighted that we have welcomed new students to our new branch of Phoenix Theatre School in Saffron Walden! Our new home on a Wednesday is the R A Butler Academy in South Road, Saffron Walden, where we are running exciting new classes for Fledglings and Primary aged students. Building on the success of our branches in both Harlow and Bishop’s Stortford, our new Saffron Walden branch provides a safe environment in which your child can release their inner creativity, build self confidence and have a lot of fun. Students who join us now will be part of [...]
We were lucky enough to grab tickets for this great production of The Hunt, directed by Rupert Goold and with Phoenix Theatre School student Harrison Houghton cast as Peter. It was a gripping, edge of the seat production, with a very dark story line and many tense moments but you just couldn’t look away. Harrison gave a shining performance as Peter, a young schoolboy who innocently and unwittingly becomes involved in the dark and sinister happenings in his community. The production received excellent reviews and we are very proud of Harrison and hope that this is the start of [...]
Phoenix Theatre Group has four new job openings currently. We are looking for a the following: Telesales Executive - Takeley Head Office - 2 to 3 days per week Group Administrator - Takeley Head Office - 3 days per week Youth Theatre Tutor - Hertfordshire/Essex Assistant Primary Drama Tutor - Saffron Walden For full details visit our careers page.
Phoenix Theatre Group is looking for a Touring Company Manager to work with two of our UK wide touring theatre shows, Pop Divas Live! and Spice Up Your Life! The role involves travelling with the cast for each show having overall responsibility for the successful delivery of the performance and associated tasks. The dates for both these productions will predominately be single night visits to theatre venues at weekends and during school holidays. There are currently 21 confirmed dates in the remainder of 2019 and 26 in 2020. Both shows are still being actively booked for these periods. The [...]
The Phoenix Theatre Group are delighted to announce that Pop Divas Live! has been nominated for the category of "Best Multi-tribute Artist or Band" for the 2019 National Tribute Awards. The winner will be announced in mid-June. Pop Divas Live! is both produced and promoted by Phoenix Theatre Group and has been touring theatres since 2017, it is a great acknowledgement of the hard work and dedication put in by the cast, crew and creative teams involved with the production. Further information to follow shortly.
The Phoenix Theatre Group and Phoenix Promotions are delighted to announce we will be acting as sole theatre promoters for the UK’s leading Michael Jackson tribute show, Forever Jackson. Forever Jackson is the ultimate tribute to pop legend Michael Jackson. The production features Robin Parsons, who pays true homage to the late, great King of Pop. Singing live lead vocal, his voice replicates the distinctive tones of Jackson. His dancing mirrors the legend in every detail, step for step right down to the smallest of mannerisms and his look (created through a three hour process using only theatrical make-up) [...]