Drama

The school stages a number of plays and musical productions every year.

The school stages a number of plays and musical productions every year, with a Senior Production,  A Junior House Production (Years 7 and 8) and a Middle School Production (Years 9 and 10)  Each year pupils past and present as well as teachers, parents and members of staff come together for a community project.  Recent performances have included: 

Senior Productions:

Jesus Christ Superstar (2012)

Les Miserables (2013)

Twelfth Night (2014)

Grease! (Dec 2015)

Middle School Productions:

Confusions (2014)

'The Dark Room' (A Murder Mystery Evening) (2015)

'475 .. A History of Christ College Breconin 47.5 minutes'  (2016)

Lower School Productions:

The Wind in the Willows (2013) 

Bugsy Malone (2014)

The Lion King (2015) 

Annie (2016)

Community Project:

Under Milk Wood (2013)

Passing Bells (2014)

A Funny Turn (2015)

Pupils may also choose to have tuition in Speech Drama leading to LAMDA lessons.  Speech and Drama lessons are taught in St Nicholas House by Ms L Tait (MA CSSD) and Mr G Davies (BA RADA) with a high percentage of students achieving the highest 'Distinction' mark for the exams which are taken in the Lent and Summer Terms.

With the opening, in September 2013, of a new Centre for the Creative Arts - Y Neuadd Goffa ~ The Memorial Hall - at Christ College, music and drama is exceptionally well catered for.

Drama Scholarships: These awards are available at 13+ and 16+ and could be worth up to 20% of the Day or Boarding Fees. Drama scholarships will offer students:

  • active support from the Head of Drama both in academic drama and in pursuing theatrical ambitions;
  • opportunities to participate in school drama and learn leadership within Christ College Drama productions;
  • one-to-one support with any Drama School applications;
  • participation in Drama Workshops and Masterclasses;
  • Speech & Drama lessons that lead to LAMDA qualifications.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • can show evidence of a passion for theatre, including performance, technical aspects and enjoyment of watching theatrical productions;
  • have the potential and ambition to develop as an actor/actress/contributor to theatrical productions;
  • show a commitment to involvement in school drama, both inside and outside the classroom;
  • demonstrate an intention to study drama and to participate ad lead in school drama.

For more details, please email the Admissions Registrar or click here.

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