Join Bodyrox Dance Company celebrating their 5th year anniversary!
This years show Bodyrox Birthday Bash presents the very best of Bodyrox!
Watch our students Explosive talent on stage, Its a show you want want to miss!!
Celebrating the stage career of Paul Aucott
brings together some of the area's leading musical theatre performers from today and yesteryear to celebrate the stage career of one of Northamptonshire's legendary theatre directors and actors. Paul, who sadly passed away at the age of 67 in May of this year, was an innovative and exciting musical theatre director who raised the bar for local theatrical societies from the 1970's through to the 1990's staging some memorable productions such as West Side Story for WAODS, Cabaret and for IES and Kettering Theats, Mame and The Pirates of Penzance for The Hillside Theatre Group, Oklahoma for CATS, The Student Prince for KOS, The Hired Man for IES and Carousel for RAOS. Many of you will have fond memories of Paul's shows either as a performer or an audience member. Paul was the area's most sought after local directors for many years and had the respect of everyone involved in the local theatre scene.
IES, based in Irthlingborough, was arguably the leading local musical theatre group who produced many successful area premieres. The oldIES cast is made up of mainly former IES members, who are delighted to have the opportunity to show their appreciation of Paul's input to the local performing arts, along with a few sons and daughters of IES members.
oldIES includes songs from traditional musical theatre classics including My Fair Lady, Cabaret, The King and I, Barnum, Sunset Boulevard, Jesus Christ Superstar, Les Miserables and Phantom of the Opera.
All profits from oldIES will be donated to PROSTATE CANCER UK
Our season begins with a trip back to the 1960’s and the music of Maynard Ferguson, Woody Herman, Stan Kenton and Buddy Rich. These bands no
longer played music for dancing. Ballrooms were replaced by concert halls filled with music written, arranged and played by a new generation of young
jazz musicians. That wasn’t the only change, Big Band vocalists were now a thing of the past. Singers were now solo acts, they had their own recording contracts and songs written for them by the finest composers available. Expect to hear songs made famous by the likes of Cilla Black, Petula Clark, Dusty Springfield, Tom Jones and Matt Monroe.
Join the Circus! - An evening of street dance from the Patchwork Dance family...
Join the circus like you wanted to when you were a kid, bless your soul you'll never go home again, when the circus comes your way.
Ruff Edge Dance Present Litlle Stars, Big Dreams
Hughie James with his award winning choir Voices Aloud invite you to a night of Musical Theatre, Comedy, Gospel, Motown and much more.
Join us for a night of Showtown To Motown.
Starlight Dance and Musical Theatre School Kettering presents 'Treasure Island', based on the classic novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.
When Jim Hawkins suddenly acquires a strange treasure map, his life is suddenly turned upside down. A new adventure begins as he boards the schooner, 'The Hispaniola', and meets a whole host of swashbuckling pirates as they race to find the infamous Captain Flint's treasure. Featuring all the characters you know and love from the novel including Billy Bones, Blind Pew, and the seafaring man with one leg, Long John Silver.
Enjoy an evening at the Theatre at our spectacular musical showcase performed by young talent from Lucie Downer Performing Arts. Pupils ages 4 - 16 years will be performing a variety of different styles in dazzling costumes and you can expect to be dancing and singing the night away!
Father Christmas Comes Up Trumps!
Father Christmas is back, and this time he's had three helpings of sprouts!
As he tries to deliver the presents, his tummy rumbles, gurgles and groans, but Father Christmas knows he must keep it in
–he doesn't want to wake anyone up!
TaleGate Theatre Productions hit the perfect combination of witty humour, fantastic music and the extra sparkle for which they have become known in this fabulously funny and
brilliantly bouncy musical adaptation of Nicholas Allan’s sequel to ‘Father Christmas Needs a Wee.’
This musical has been put together by the team than brought you the festive musical ‘Father Christmas Needs a Wee!’ which has seen success in a sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and sell out UK tours for the past five years. With ‘Father Christmas Comes Up Trumps’TaleGate Theatre Productions have yet again hit the perfect combination of witty humour, fantastic music and the extra sparkle for which
they have become known in this fabulously funny and brilliantly bouncy musical adaptation of Nicholas Allan’s much loved series of books.
Artistic Director, James Worthington comments “We are very excited to tour our new festive musical across the UK. It promises to beat our own high standard and really
pack a tuneful punch. We are really lucky to be working with Nicholas Allan again on another of his books as they are perfect for cheeky children everywhere. When even
the title makes you laugh you know you are in for a good time!”
Glenn Miller was without doubt the most successful big band leader of all time. We tell his story in music, starting with his 1939 Carnegie Hall Concert. Then comes what we refer to as the lucrative years when every other record in the Juke Box was a Glenn Miller hit. We play the music he performed during the ASCAP ban when even his signature tune had to be changed. We bring you highlights from his movies, Sun Valley Serenade and Orchestra Wives. Finally we will play a selection of music by the AAF Orchestra which as you are no doubt aware was based nearby in Milton Ernest.
STT will be 20 years old in May 2018. We started rehearsing in February 1998 and our first concert was held at “The Saxon Club” in Kempston on Thursday 7th May 1998. This is a remarkable achievement for an organisation funded entirely by its audiences. Without you, none of this would have been possible and so tonight is your night, You choose what you want to hear. Contact us with your requests and help us to celebrate.