February 5, 2019

Theatretrain Melodrama Day

This year’s annual Dance and Drama Festival was centred around this year’s theme, Melodrama.

each centre created a 2 minute piece using melodrama. This year’s award went to Theatretrain Newark

especially liked the way they extended their characters, their physicality, their storytelling to something as simple as an orange. It was creative and larger than life, and funny. It’s not always easy to get young people to extend their actions but here everything was huge.’

Kevin Dowsett Artistic Director

Here is Theatretrain Newark’s entry

There were Several other centres who were highly commended

Theatretrain Coventry

Theatretrain Leigh-On-Sea

Theatretrain Loughborough

Theatretrain Nottingham

Theatretrain Watford

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