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Talking Shakespeare With Year 7

6th May 2022

Our Year 7 students aced the ISA Shakespeare Monologue competition! There were two categories – Learnt Monologue and Original Monologue where students were tasked with writing their own speech based on a character from a Shakespeare play. Huge congratulations to Polly K who came FIRST in the KS3 Original Monologue category: The judges said: First…

Sixth Formers perform Streetcar excerpts

11th January 2021

Head of Drama Lucy Hall writes: Last term Year 12 students (both UAL and Theatre Studies) were introduced to the work of leading theatre practitioner, Stanislavski. We explored Stanislavski and his system of building a character and then students had the opportunity to apply these skills to an extract of a relevant playwright. We chose…

Let The Music Play

17th November 2020

The KAS Music Department have been very busy this term with two amazing concerts. First up was Axemonsters which was live streamed on our YouTube Channel as we weren’t able to invite a live audience into the space. It was a steep learning curve for our amazing technician, Matt, but one he negotiated brilliantly and…

Axemonsters is coming!

13th October 2020

The legendary KAS Axemonsters concert is happening virtually this year. It’s still a live concert – giving students the opportunity to practice their performance skills in front of a live audience – they just can’t be in the same room! Click here to get a front row seat.

Taking the stage

8th June 2020

Y11 student, Erica wrote a wonderful description of what it’s like to take part in a KAS production – with our Phoenix Theatre silent due to lockdown it’s a great way to experience the thrill of a production through the eyes of one of our talented students. “The process of the school production always makes…

Performing on paper

18th May 2020

As our first cohort of UAL Performing Arts students finish the full course, Head of Drama, Lucy wanted to celebrate their achievements. On top of all their stunning performances, they’ve had to write mini-dissertations and the results can be found here. Lucy said: “It’s been really interesting to read these personal investigations. The UAL course promises…

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