16th – 20th September
by The Carpet Centre,
back! This time with ‘Peter Pan’ (the British Musical)
by Piers Chater-Robinson, based on the famous book by
J.M. Barrie. With a fantastic cast, including members of the national
tour of Chitty Chitty Bang and the celebrated OTC
one , a great script and toe tapping music, this a performance not to be
missed. On Friday 19th September there will be a Gala Charity Performance in aid of The Great Ormond Street Hospital
for Children. As this is World ‘Speak like a Pirate Day’, (I kid you not!), why
not join the audience dressed as a pirate! So come on! Bring the family and
travel with Peter and the Darling children to
Preview Night on Tuesday 20th , matinees on Thursday 18th and Saturday 2oth at
College of Performance Arts was founded in the year 2000 by Principal Paula Danholm RBTC and Assistant Principal Emmy Wilde BA Hons and has been at its current premises in the centre of
The college prides itself on its ability to bring out the best in its students and enable them to discover their full potential. With the support of a caring, qualified staff, students are encouraged to build upon their strengths, have the courage to work upon their weaknesses and explore new horizons. The knowledge they gain gives them the confidence to enter not just the entertainment industry but any walk of life.
The college incorporates its own agency in order to assist those wishing to enter upon a theatrical career. It has to be stressed that the entertainment industry is fiercely competitive and the agency cannot guarantee any student employment. However, with its emphasis on hard work, self-discipline and versatility, the assistance of the agency, Oscars does offer a realistic opportunity of entry into the profession.
the college is small, this in no way limits us.
We have links with recording studios, local theatres and national dance
companies. Our students have performed
to great acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Broadway
Oscars has a warm, family atmosphere, where students are encouraged to help and support each other, not only through college life but also the traumas that some of the more sensitive students face in mainstream education. Senior students take an interest in and work with the juniors. Oscars becomes a way of life; a part – time school with a full time commitment.
v To provide an environment where progress is rewarded as well as talent.
v To provide a caring, happy, enjoyable but disciplined environment where exploration and study of the Arts may flourish.
v To provide a stimulating artistic curriculum.
v To instil a work ethos that is necessary for survival in the entertainment industry and will assist a student in any chosen career.
v To develop confidence, social awareness and self-discipline.
v To develop a compassionate, caring member of society.
v To encourage an interest in all aspects of theatre and develop a professional attitude to work as well as perfecting the skills associated with the performing arts.
v To encourage commitment across all areas of college life regardless of strengths and weaknesses.
JON CHRISTOS TONY WAYNE
BRIG. E.ROWLAND RICK GUARD ELLIS C. PIKE
ROBERT CALVIN MR. L. CHAPMAN
LISA HUGHES PERRY HUGHES