Drama

KL Shakespeare Players Workshops

On the 7th and 8th March, the KL Shakespeare Players, an acting company that specialises in ‘demystifying’ Shakespeare, came to MCM to educate our pupils on the joys of Shakespeare. The company performed ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ for an audience of pupils, staff and parents, as well as a special performance for our Year 7 […]

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Marlborough Mia: A CAS Production

In the weeks leading up to half term, Marlborough College Malaysia’s CAS pupils undertook a huge challenge in creating the production of Marlborough Mia. CAS is an element of the IB Diploma standing for Creativity, Action and Service. Pupils undertake various CAS projects over their time in the Sixth Form, including this extensive project of […]

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Year 4 Nutcracker Performance 2022

On Tuesday 6th December, Year 4 pupils embarked on a journey to the land of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Mouse King, in their retelling of the traditional Christmas story of the Nutcracker.    The story follows Clara as she helps rescue the Prince, who is trapped in the form of a Nutcracker, from […]

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Shell Pantomime 2022

On the 7th November Shell drama pupils took to the stage to perform an excellent pantomime for our Pre-Prep pupils. The Shell group performed a rendition of Cinderella, a traditional fairytale story for the younger pupils. Featuring over 20 actors, the pantomime encouraged audience participation with cheers and boos emerging from the Pre-Prep children.    […]

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Early Years Nativity 2022

The first of our Christmas shows here at Marlborough College Malaysia began last week as Early Years performed a festive and original Nativity story on Thursday 1st December.    Pupils dressed as the traditional Kings, Shepherds, Wise Men and stable animals to tell the story of the birth of Christ. Beginning with the angels, and […]

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Year 1 Christmas Nativity

Continuing on our festive journey throughout the College, Year 1 performed their Christmas Nativity on the 7th December. The Nativity followed angels travelling the world in search of different Christmas traditions. During the performance, Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus, the Kings and Shepherds entered through the Pre-Prep area, welcomed by their fellow classmates, staff and parents […]

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IGCSE Devised Performance 2022

On the 30th November IGCSE pupils began their Devised Performance as part of their IGCSE Drama qualification. This challenge was approached with determination to create a dramatical masterpiece and this was quite achieved.    The final performance featured two groups with different concepts: one focused on movement, and the other a lighter retelling of historical […]

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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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