First Week Back


1 week gone already!

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Welcoming back the Production Arts department

Our first years have been settling in and attending all sorts of induction sessions to get to know the school. In the Stage Management department, we played some memory games with trays of props as an ice breaker.

Everyone also attended the Stage Management and Costume department meet and greet session on Wednesday evening

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First, second and third year Stage Management and Costume students getting to know each other

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Stage Management and Costume 2019-20 class photo

Red Velvet and The Wheel are both in rehearsal and the teams are busy with mark ups and propping.

A great first week back by the looks of things!

Welcome Back!

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Go! on another busy year at Guildhall. Welcome back to returning students and welcome to our new first year students. We’re already in rehearsals for Red Velvet, the first production of this year.

Important dates for the diary this term include:

October: Red Velvet will open in the Milton Court Studio on Monday 14th, with The Wheel hot on its heels, opening on Monday 21st in the Milton Court Theatre. Other going’s on include Stage Management Day on Thursday 10th, organised by the Stage Management Association and the UK Theatre Awards will be taking place on Sunday 27th.

November: our first opera of the year, La Fedeltà Premiata, will open in the Silk Street Theatre on Monday 4th. Autumn Opera Scenes will then open in the Milton Court Studio on Thursday 28th. Our final production of the term, Provok’d, will then open in the Silk Street Theatre on Friday 29th. Our graduation ceremony will take place on Friday 1st and we have our Production Arts department Open Day on Thursday 7th. Guildhall will be attending TheatreCraft on 11th November at the Royal Opera House, an event for 16-30 year olds who want to work in theatre but not be onstage as a performer. And November will be rounded off by Love Theatre Day on Wednesday 20th.

Our first year students will be taking part in classes including Photoshop, cueing to music, marking up, amongst others. They will also be visiting theatres and hire houses all over London. Keep checking back for posts about what they’re getting up to.

Term ends on Friday 6th December – and everyone will be very ready for a nap by then!