Drama

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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Performing Arts Outreach Trip to SK Ladang Pendas

SK Ladang Pendas welcomed the Prep School for a second time, on Tuesday 10th October, when 31 pupils visited the school in Gelang Patah for another morning of music, drama and dance. This performing arts outreach trip started with an impressive silat display by pupils of SK Ladang Pendas, accompanied by a live gamelan ensemble which was also made up of […]

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Into the Woods

On Friday 9th June, the curtain came down on the Upper Prep production of Into the Woods JR and I couldn’t be happier with the result; the show was professional, slick and assured. The commitment of the cast and crew to their roles was outstanding and all involved should be very proud of their efforts. The show is challenging musically and also in terms of lighting, staging, […]

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Prep School Music & Drama Recital

On the evening of Wednesday 24th May, Upper Prep pupils, beaks and parents gathered in the Betjeman pit for an intimate showcase of music and drama. It was a first on many fronts: a combined music and drama recital, an evening event for the Prep School, the reimagined use of the space that is the Betjeman pit, and the highlight of the Prep School Arts Festival. […]

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MCM Arts Week 2017

Last week saw the first Arts Week at MCM, a week dedicated to celebrating the Arts throughout the College, with involvement from Reception to Upper Sixth. We have had a series of events, ranging from musical concerts to portrait drawing and the week began with a lunchtime concert on Monday 13th February, which attracted a […]

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December IGCSE and IB Drama Showcase

Two wonderful evenings were had by all at the December IGCSE and IB Drama Showcase: Remove pupils bravely presented their own devised pieces and did so with flair and conviction; Hundred pupils demonstrated real creativity and a wide spread of genres throughout their work; the IB Performance and Literature class were breathtaking in their rendition […]

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Shakespeare Demystified: The Merchant of Venice

On Wednesday evening the College welcomed the ‘KL Shakespeare Players’ to perform ‘Shakespeare Demystified: The Merchant of Venice’ – a simplified, abridged version of the infamous, classic Shakespeare play, which would usually be nearly three hours long. What was so unique about this performance was not just the quality of acting, but how it was […]

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IGCSE Drama Showcases 2016

The final GCSE Drama exams were held on Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st April. It was wonderful to see such a large cohort of pupils performing this year, all of whom had clearly worked very hard to put their pieces together. Each play was written, either in part, or in its entirety, by the pupils. […]

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