Drama

Slava’s Snow Show

Our Drama and Theatre pupils were treated to an excellent performance on the 6th November, visiting the world famous Slava’s Snow Show in Singapore. The trip was open to all Drama and Theatre pupils who wanted to experience the truly magical wonder of the interactive Snow Show, an educational experience of what drama and theatre […]

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A Play in a Day

On Saturday 5th November, IB English Literature candidates undertook a great drama challenge: to create a play in a day. The play, Arthur Miller’s ‘A View From the Bridge,’ was chosen for pupils to adapt into a short performance, entirely planned, scripted, rehearsed and acted within eight hours. Miller made it clear he was writing […]

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A Night of Macabre | Senior School

On the 18th October, Marlborough College Malaysia once again enjoyed a superb evening of drama excellence performed by three IB Literature and Performance pupils. Entitled ‘A Night of Macabre’, the evening saw short scenes of Oedipus adapted by Shell pupils as an introduction to the evening, leading to a superb short play of Frankenstein performed […]

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IB Theatre Performance

Over the first half of the Michaelmas Term, three Sixth Form students – Hilda, Annie and Nalini – have been writing and directing a short performance as part of their IB Drama course. The pupils based their performance on the recent news coming from Afghanistan and about the experiences of women there.   The performance […]

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Remove IGCSE Scripted Drama

On Wednesday 15th June 2022, Remove pupils (Year 10) performed their IGCSE Scripted Drama pieces to a small audience of their peers. Each of these pieces displayed the pupils’ commitment, creativity and control as they used a variety of techniques, such as stylised movement, to convey the story.   There were two performances by two […]

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Help Desk | Year 7 and Year 8 Drama

Throughout the Summer Term, Year 7 and Year 8 pupils have been working hard during their Friday afternoon activity sessions to create a marvellous performance of Help Desk. This play is a comedy that tells the story of multiple help desks which have very unhelpful operators and sometimes occasionally bizarre customers. After weeks of working […]

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Theatre in Education | Shell

On Friday 10th June 2022, the Shell Drama pupils received a visit from Nursery pupils, as part of a Theatre in Education topic that the Shell pupils have been learning. The Shell pupils all dressed up as characters from well known Fairy Tales, such as Little Red Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs.    […]

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Goodnight Princess | Year 3

Throughout the Summer Term, the Year 3 pupils at Marlborough College Malaysia have been working hard to produce a wonderful show, Goodnight Princess, which they performed to their Year 4 peers on Tuesday 7th June 2022.    The play is about a princess who cannot get to sleep, so she asks her Magic Mirror and […]

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Shell Drama Inside Out Promenade

Throughout the year, the Drama Department has ensured that the creativity and magic of the performing arts continues to benefit pupils in the College. One way in which they have adapted their performances is by creating promenade performances where the audience walks through the experience as dramatic scenes are enacted around them. On Friday 13th […]

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Year 5 & 6 Greek Myths Performance

Over the course of the Lent Term, Year 5 and Year 6 pupils have been working hard in their drama activity sessions to create and rehearse a retelling of two Greek Myths; Pandora’s Box and Theseus and the Minotaur. The set design was done by the MCM Awards activity group, who used old boxes as […]

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