Coronavirus Lockdown Update – March 2021


We are delighted to announce that following the latest announcements from the government regarding the Coronavirus Lockdown we have been given the green light to return to classes in person at all our theatre school venues from 12th April. From Wednesday 14th April classes will return at the same times in Bishop’s Stortford and Saffron Walden. From Saturday 17th April our classes in Harlow will return. All returns to venues will depend on reaching stage 2 of the government’s plans to ease lockdown.

Coronavirus Lockdown Update – March 20212021-03-08T11:01:22+00:00

Spring Term Update


Following the Government’s movement of all our current branch regions (Bishop’s Stortford, Harlow, and Saffron Walden) into Tier 4 all branches we will not be able to hold physical classes. Our theatre school is only permitted to run in this way when in tiers 1 – 3. All classes will revert to online classes via Zoom until the restrictions are lifted. An email with full details has been sent to all parents today. Here’s Creative Director, Phil Dale, to explain in more detail…

Spring Term Update2021-03-08T11:06:16+00:00

Recruiting for a Lead Tutor in Bishop’s Stortford


Phoenix Theatre School is recruiting for a Lead Tutor for our Bishop’s Stortford branch to provide three hours of teaching on a weekly basis Do you have a performing arts background? Do have experience of teaching or working with primary aged children? Are you looking for a rewarding part time role? Working alongside an Assistant Tutor and with the full support of our Head Office, you'll be building the confidence of primary aged children, creating lasting memories and enhancing the reputation of the area’s most innovative and creative performing arts organisation. A competitive hourly rate and incentive-based bonus accompany [...]

Recruiting for a Lead Tutor in Bishop’s Stortford2020-11-25T15:01:25+00:00

November Lockdown Update


Following the latest announcement from the government regarding a further lockdown to take place between Thursday 5th November and Wednesday 2nd December Phoenix Theatre School classes will revert to online classes via Zoom for the duration of this period to enable us to continue with the progression of our Christmas projects. All classes in Bishop’s Stortford and Saffron Walden will take place on Wednesday 4th November as normal. We anticipate that classes will resume on Wednesday 2nd December in physical format. It should be noted that whether we return to a Tier 2 or Tier 3 status Phoenix Theatre School [...]

November Lockdown Update2020-11-02T10:30:48+00:00

Phoenix Theatre School – We Are Back!


Phoenix Theatre Group is delighted to announce that Phoenix Theatre School will return to classes in person from Saturday 12th September. The first classes for our Harlow branch will be on Saturday 12th September and both our Fledglings and our Kidz classes will be held at a brand new venue, St Alban’s Primary School, which is just a stones throw from our previous home at Burnt Mill Academy. On Wednesday 16th September, our Saffron Walden and Bishop’s Stortford branches reopen. In Saffron Walden classes return as they were prior to lockdown at RA Butler Academy. In Bishop’s Stortford the [...]

Phoenix Theatre School – We Are Back!2020-10-16T18:46:09+00:00

Saffron Hall Showcase & Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Update 13 March 2020


Following our statement yesterday regarding the Saffron Hall Showcase which stated that the event would proceed as planned we have a further update this afternoon. We have decided to postpone the showcase due to be held this Sunday at Saffron Hall. We have been monitoring the situation on an hour by hour basis and given there had been a trend towards cancelling large scale events both here in the UK and abroad we feel it is in the best interests of all involved to not hold the showcase as planned. While this is not in line with advice from [...]

Saffron Hall Showcase & Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Update 13 March 20202020-03-13T13:35:35+00:00

Saffron Hall Showcase & Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Official Statement


In light of today’s announcement by the UK Government and Public Health England, we would like to reassure you that Sunday’s showcase at Saffron Hall will take place while the guidance from the relevant authorities remains that there is no medical rationale to close or cancel public events at this time. We appreciate there have been a number of rumours of ‘mass gatherings being banned’, which could be interpreted as people attending a performance at the theatre, there has been no such instruction to us or any of the venues we work with across the country from Public Health [...]

Saffron Hall Showcase & Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Official Statement2020-03-12T23:13:12+00:00

Exciting Addition to Pop Divas Live! from March 2020


We are delighted to announce that we will be adding a brand new act to our touring theatre show Pop Divas Live!, the number one pop tribute in the UK.From March 2020 audiences will be able to see a tribute to American YouTube sensation JoJo Siwa in the show alongside the current favourites Little Mix, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Katy Perry, Beyoncé and Rihanna.Alongside this new addition the show has a brand-new poster and associated branding.For more information about the show click here.Pop Divas Live! is booking throughout 2020 and 2021. Venue managers should contact our bookings team via email [...]

Exciting Addition to Pop Divas Live! from March 20202020-01-31T23:44:02+00:00

February Play in a Day on Sale in Bishop’s Stortford & Saffron Walden


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 [...]

February Play in a Day on Sale in Bishop’s Stortford & Saffron Walden2020-01-08T11:10:19+00:00

The Oxford School of Drama calls Phoenix graduate George Jack


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 [...]

The Oxford School of Drama calls Phoenix graduate George Jack2020-01-07T01:05:32+00:00
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