News

Marlowe Backstage Tour

Marlowe29 Year 9 Production Arts students experienced life backstage at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury. They had a private tour of the backstage areas including the lighting boxes, the studio, dressing rooms and even the lighting gantry at the very top of the theatre!

 

Students discovered how the theatre was designed and built in 2011, replacing the older theatre. Each seat has been designed to enhance the sound quality and the view.

 

The Jersey Boys was playing this week so we had a close-up look at all their props, costumes and sets, learning how the set pieces are "flown" up and down the stage as well as the quick-change areas backstage that are really cramped!

 

Students made the most of seeing how a professional theatre operates and we were given a 90 minutes talk/demonstration form the theatre staff.

 

Now, it is over to Year 9 students to run all of our productions professionally!

 

ib world school logo 2 colour credit-ID cp programme logo en FBP member logo

 

If, as parent or guardian of a student attending this school, you require a paper copy of the information on this website, we shall provide this free of charge.
The Abbey School Faversham is a company limited by guarantee registered in England. Company No. 07697086
Copyright The Abbey School © 2018. Web site maintenance by Faversham Designs.
Weather information based on data supplied by the Met Office and WillyWeather