Ricky Recorder Issue No 39

Performing Arts - Billy Elliot: The Musical

Primary Dance workshops

The studio was filled with the sounds of Mission Impossible, Inspector Gadget and thirty smiling faces as pupils from Rickmansworth Park Primary School took part in an engaging dance workshop with the help from our year 10 GCSE dance students. The aim is to provide pupils from our local primary schools the chance to engage and experience dance education in a fun and

The Performing Arts Faculty are delighted to announce that this year’s School production is the West End smash hit: Billy Elliot the Musical.

The production will run from Wednesday 30th November to Saturday 4th December.

focussed atmosphere. The outreach work also helps to develop the knowledge and understanding of dance and aids the development of skills needed for a future career in the performing arts.

We have seen nearly 100 students audition from Years 7 – 13 which is just fantastic! All those who went through the lengthy and challenging audition process have been cast in the production and so a huge congratulations goes out to all of them. Once again, we have double cast the show due to the exceptionally high standard of singing, dancing and acting. The Performing Arts Faculty are so excited about producing this wonderful show and cannot wait to get stuck in and start rehearsals when we return in September.

Have a lovely summer everyone!

The Performing Arts Faculty

The pupils and students thoroughly enjoyed the workshop and we are planning on rolling this out to more primary schools in the near future.

The next edition of the Ricky Recorder will be published on Friday 21 st October. Please submit articles for the newsletter by Friday 7th October to newsletter@rickmansworth.herts.sch.uk.

Mr J Waters, Head of Dance

The Ricky Recorder Issue 39 – July 2016

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