Blackburn Festival Winners!

Blackburn Festival of Speech, Music and Drama is affiliated with The British and International Federation of Festivals. The Festival was founded in 1945 just after the second world war. This year we entered 12 students into Blackburn Festival and the results were outstanding, every student gained amazing marks of 80 or more! We would likeRead more »

Congratulations to student Myah!

Myah first started at The Drama Circle when she had just turned 3 years old, she has now taken her first examination with The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) and gained a distinction! At 4 years old Myah is the youngest student we have had take an examination with LAMDA, and weRead more »

Theatre Skills Workshop 2016

MONDAY 31ST OCTOBER- FRIDAY 4TH NOVEMBER, 9AM- 4PM DAILY. ST. MARY’S COLLEGE, SHEAR BROW, BLACKBURN. The Drama Circle’s Theatre Skills Workshop is for anyone aged between 6 and 18 who love the arts and want to develop performing skills.  Students will work in two age groups, 6 to 11 and 12 to 18, and willRead more »

New member of our teaching staff!

Many of you met Laura, our new teacher, before the Summer holidays. Laura is now busy working with Claire and running her own classes. If you haven’t managed to meet Laura yet here is a little bit about her! Laura has been involved in Musical Theatre and Performing from a very young age. She hasRead more »

Charity Zumbathon

On Sunday 26th April 2015 The Drama Circle’s staff, parents and pupils came together and took part in a 2 hour Charity Zumbathon to raise money for Cancer Research UK and The Brain Tumour Charity. The Zumbathon took place at Sanderson’s Dance and Fitness Centre in Blackburn, where they very kindly let us use theRead more »

Blackburn Festival 2015

The Drama Circle students took part in The Blackburn Festival of Speech and Drama on 9th and 10th May and swept the boards with five students winning 1st, 5 winning 2nd and another 5 winning 3rd place Here is a picture of our festival winners: From the back row left to right: May Daley won 1st place forRead more »

Presentation Evening 2015

Our Presentation Evening is nearly upon us. This is an opportunity for our students to showcase to an audience some of the work that they have been doing this year. As many of you know our Youth Theatre had their big show at Christmas time this year but they will also be performing some workRead more »

Summer Theatre Week 2015

Our annual Twisted Tales Summer Theatre Week’s are always a huge success; this year’s Summer Theatre Week will take place at St Mary’s College, Shear Brow, Blackburn from Monday 3rd August- Friday 7th August 2015. The Drama Circle’s Summer Theatre Week is for young people aged between 6- 14 who love the arts and want an opportunityRead more »

Theatre Skills Workshop 2014

The Drama Circle’s Theatre Skills Workshop is taking place Monday 27th October- Friday 31st October, 9am- 4pm each day at St Mary’s College, Shear Brow, Blackburn. BB1 8DX and is for anyone aged between 6 and 18 who love the arts and want to develop performance skills. Students will work in two age groups, 6 to 11 andRead more »

No Man’s Land

Claire has been performing in the hit play No Man’s Land, written and directed by Stephanie Mckervill from Ribcaged Productions. No Man’s Land is set in the First World War, inspired by the true story of Dick, Kerr’s Ladies, a women’s football team from Preston. We meet the team in 1917 when they begin playingRead more »