Bristol & Bunraku

The much anticipated performance of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ was ‘a joy’ according to the facilitator from the Coram Shakespeare Schools Festival. 18 Year 9 performers and 1 budding lighting designer travelled to the Tobacco Factory in Bristol where they spent the day in tech and dress rehearsals before performing to a large and appreciative audience in the evening.

Meanwhile, back at school, Year 8 have been working with ‘Bunraku’ puppetry – you can watch the work and Gyre and Gimble, whose instructions Year 8 followed, here: