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Sixth form college treats public to extravaganza of dance and musical theatre at performance showcase

PUBLISHED: 09:37 07 April 2019 | UPDATED: 10:04 07 April 2019

Lowestoft Sixth Form College held its performance arts showcase on Thursday, Match 28 and Friday March 29. Picture: Lowestoft Sixth Form College

Lowestoft Sixth Form College held its performance arts showcase on Thursday, Match 28 and Friday March 29. Picture: Lowestoft Sixth Form College

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A sixth form college in Suffolk staged its annual two-night performance arts showcase with students treating the public to an extravaganza of dance, drama, music and musical theatre.

Pupils with Mayor Ian Graham at the performance showcase. Picture: Lowestoft Sixth Form CollegePupils with Mayor Ian Graham at the performance showcase. Picture: Lowestoft Sixth Form College

The talented pupils at Lowestoft Sixth Form College (L6FC) were joined on stage by students from Ormiston Denes Academy, Beccles Free School and Clockwork Dance Company.

Highlights of the event, which took place on Thursday, March 28 and Friday, March 29, included an excerpt from Wicked.

Students from the Clockwork Dance Company at the showcase. Picture: Lowestoft Sixth Form CollegeStudents from the Clockwork Dance Company at the showcase. Picture: Lowestoft Sixth Form College

Students performed a colourful rendition of ‘One Short Day’, as a part of the college’s extra-curricular performance workshop programme.

Working with music teacher, Guy Nottage, the students from L6FC recreated the harmonies and characteristics from the iconic musical.

Pupils from Beccles Free School at the performance showcase. Picture: Lowestoft Sixth Form CollegePupils from Beccles Free School at the performance showcase. Picture: Lowestoft Sixth Form College

Performing arts teacher and event co-ordinator Katy Beales, said: “One of my personal highlights was Wesley Smith from the B&B Young People’s Theatre Company, as he gave a sneak peak of their up-coming show The Sound of Music with his beautiful rendition of Edelweiss.”

Mayor of Lowestoft Ian Graham, attended the Friday night show describing the event as “the most enjoyable evening”.

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