Australian Theatre School visit Oldfield

On Monday 15th January, Oldfield School hosted a performance of the play Lab Rat performed by Midnite Theatre Company.  The theatre group is made up of students from Christchurch Grammar School in Perth, Australia and previous alumni of the group include Tim Minchin.  The group are touring the UK with their performance and are building cultural links with schools and theatrical institutions including Oldfield School.

Their play Lab Rat was commissioned especially for the tour and the students at Oldfield were the fourth audience ever to see the production.  As well as watching the performance, our Year 10 GCSE and Year 12 A Level Drama students had the opportunity to take part in a Q&A session after the show and talked about the production and compared their experiences of studying Drama at school with the cast.

This has been a great opportunity for our students to forge international links and meet students from another culture.  We hope to build on this relationship and hope to establish further links in the future.