Drama

Hundred IGCSE Drama Showcase

The first IGCSE Showcase of the year was performed by Hundred pupils last week, demonstrating outstanding collaboration skills and true understanding of the nature of ensemble work.  Both evenings gave the pupils the chance to shine on stage, and they tackled a range of play scripts using sensitivity and creativity.  They have made incredible progress […]

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The Jungle Book

On the 12th and 13th of June, the jungle took over the theatre at Marlborough College Malaysia as a cast of twenty-one Year 7’s and 8’s dazzled the school with their production of The Jungle Book. The production was a playful take on the classic Rudyard Kipling novel, with a healthy dose of everyone’s favourite […]

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Butoh Fu: ‘Pop-up’ theatre event

On Friday, 25th May, the Lower Sixth IB Theatre class created a special ‘pop-up’ theatre event in the College’s Reflective Garden at midday. Pupils have been studying Butoh, a form of Japanese Dance Theatre which is often known as a ‘Dance of Darkness’.  Through a series of workshops they have developed their own practice and created this piece, ‘Untitled’, drawing from their collectively written Butoh […]

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Narnia

March 14th-16th brought a real sense of magic to the College as Senior Drama pupils delighted with a type of theatrical experience not seen at MCM before.  Audiences were treated to a fast-paced promenade journey transporting them as evacuees from the World War II tea party held at court, through a blackout shelter and train station, […]

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IB Drama Showcase

On the evening of the 8th March an invited audience was treated to an exceptional display of acting talent as the IB Theatre classes from both the Upper and Lower Sixth performed their collaborative pieces of original theatre. All work produced had been created by the pupils themselves, focusing on the four key roles of […]

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Lower Prep Centre Stage Showcase

On the morning of Tuesday 6th February, parents gathered in the Prep School library to be regaled by our pupils currently undertaking the Trinity Drama & Speech course, who together put on a wonderful repertoire of spoken word. The subject matters at hand for the morning ranged from the whimsical to the poignant, including a […]

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Lower Prep Christmas Showcase

The Prep School Year 3 and 4 Christmas Showcase was a delightful culmination of what had been taking place in pupils’ Music and Drama lessons throughout the Michaelmas term. The first half saw a number of very talented Year 3 and 4 instrumental and voice soloists perform and all our Year 3 pupils took part in […]

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IB Literature and Performance and Hundred IGCSE Drama showcase

The IB Literature and Performance and Hundred IGCSE Drama showcase was a feast of different plays, from the brooding Othello to the comic, high kicking, Roman farce, Vice Versa. The pupils have worked creatively and  with great commitment. Their collaborative skills are now firmly established and I am so very proud of all they have achieved as artists […]

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Pre-Prep Christmas Production – ‘Baubles!’

This year Pre-Prep pupils performed the Christmas musical by Antony Copus, ‘Baubles!’ The heartwarming show told of how the traditional nativity story is in danger of being forgotten by school children, whose heads are full of the presents they hope Santa will deliver, until their school caretaker creates a series of beautiful nativity baubles teaching them the true story of Christmas. The […]

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IGCSE Drama Showcase

This year’s Hundred IGCSE devised Drama Showcase pieces were performed with great courage, creativity and confidence this week. The candidates have all made such incredible progress and grown in every way. The course has enhanced their skills in collaboration; demanded excellence in script writing; and required imaginative weaving together of scenes to create outstanding ensemble […]

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