The Rye Harbour Road cycle / footpath ends just yards from the spot where Graham Matthews, 22, was killed in August 2004 when his bicycle was hit by a car Continue reading Cycle Path Not Finished
Words of wisdom from Arthur Woodgate to the young people of Rye (January 2011)
Christmas Entertainment Pantomine from Theatrebox Drama Students of Rye
By Amber Carroll
What a wonderful afternoon at the first performance from the Rye students of TheatreBox. The students delivered a magnificent showing to a small but true panto style participating audience.
From the first act to the final bow, the performers were confident, funny and thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The play was written especially by Artistic Director, Ciaran Bird to introduce and share the students’ “work in progress”, creation of character, teamwork and their commitment to the classes. The costumes and make up were exquisite and the students theatrically entered into the spirit delighting the audience, particular comedy was delivered by the wicked stepmother (Richard) and Buttons (Jasmine).
As mentioned in my previous piece introducing Theatrebox Drama School in December, for many of the students it was a new experience, not only performing to an audience but holding a speaking part.
During the interval, there was an added twist of an Australian Raffle and “armies” of Reindeer and Snowmen Cup Cakes (provided by The Cup Cake Cafe, Hastings)…….yum…..what more could one want on a cold winters Sunday afternoon.
Ciaran Bird and Rachel Kimber commented that they were extremely proud of the students and are looking forward to further opportunities in the New Year.
Visit the website to see the fab photographs which really captured the performances, taken by Sammi Drew , Drayton Studios.
The new term starts on Sunday 15th January 2012 and Theatrebox are offering a free class to all (ages 7-17) on that day at Rye Community Centre, Conduit Hill in the upper hall from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Why not go along and see for yourselves how fun and rewarding it is.
They are also holding a free class at their Hastings class on Friday 13th January 2012.
Finally, Theatrebox are commencing LAMDA speech and drama examination tuition from January 2012 and Senior Classes (14-17 years) for students who are currently studying GCSE drama at School/College, to assist for the preparation for audition pieces and/or agent auditions.
Further information on classes, prices and venues can be seen on the website – www.theatreboxdramaschool.co.uk or telephone: 0774 3754332
From the January 2012 Issue of Rye’s Own
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At Rye Town Hall
The Mayor of Rye, Councillor John Breeds held a pre Christmas reception
at the Town Hall on 10 December. Students from the Rye College entertained
the gathering with a stunning display of music and song. Continue reading Christmas Recption
By Sally Lampitt
It was a rocking good show as we ended our season of live music with a showcase trio of local talent.
Festival favourites Virgin Soldiers, the ever so cheeky Dorey the Wise and Rye’s very own dynamic duo GEMM (Giorgia Moran and Eleanor Mason). Continue reading Christmas Showcase At The School Creative Centre