Musical Theatre

Can You Dance? - Exeter Intensive

Authored by canyoudanceuk
Posted: Thu, 04/04/2019 - 11:19am

The CYD? Exeter Intensive is your chance to train in depth with a member of the CYD? Faculty. The 2019 Intensives will be held over 2 days, with a multitude of dance classes in various styles. The Intensives will allow dancers to work closely with the tutors and receive verbal and practical feedback throughout. The tutors will support and motivate the dancers in a fun, friendly and educational environment, covering all technical elements, performance techniques and industry tips.

Beyond the Barricade bring you all the musical theatre classics

Authored by Exeter Newsroom
Posted: Thu, 01/10/2019 - 10:20am

Now in the 20th successive year, Beyond The Barricade, the show that recreates original West End/Broadway musical hit songs with amazing authenticity, will visit Exeter's Northcott Theatre this Saturday, 12th January. 

Made up of a cast of past principal performers from Les Miserables, this blockbusting two hour show, has delighted audiences throughout the UK, mainland Europe, Asia and New Zealand for two decades and in doing so, has established itself as the one of the nation’s longest running musical theatre concerts.

Exeter University Footlights present OKLAHOMA!

Authored by MFreeman
Posted: Fri, 01/04/2019 - 10:57am

Footlights is Exeter University’s largest Musical Theatre society, now in its 32nd year. Each year, we strive to create show-stopping student productions to a professional standard. Following four consecutive sell-out shows at Exeter’s Northcott Theatre (West Side Story; Evita; The Phantom of the Opera; The Producers; Singin’ In The Rain), we are now looking forward to our 2018 Northcott production of the legendary Oklahoma!

Exeter University Footlights present OKLAHOMA!

Event Date: 
23/01/2019 - 7:30pm to 26/01/2019 - 10:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott Theatre

Footlights, the University of Exeter’s biggest musical theatre society that brought you The Phantom of the Opera (2016), The Producers (2017) and Singin’ in the Rain (2018) are proud to present OKLAHOMA! – an illustrious classic propelled by love, community and integrity.

Based on Lynn Riggs’ Green Grow the Lilacs, this harmonically rich and wildly symphonic blend of ballet, ballad and barn dance is a musical that takes an unblinking look at a community trapped in the American economic and social underclass.

Exeter University Footlights Presents - 'Gypsy'

Event Date: 
18/05/2017 - 7:30pm to 20/05/2017 - 10:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Exeter University Footlights warmly invites you to our upcoming production of the musical fable 'Gypsy' to be performed at Exeter’s Barnfield Theatre from the 18th-20th May 2017!

Widely touted as the greatest American musical, 'Gypsy' follows the dreams and efforts of Rose, the mother of all stage mothers, to make stars of her two daughters – whatever the cost.

Students raise £2,000 for Fringe show in just four days

Authored by Jack Dryden
Posted: Thu, 04/06/2017 - 11:52am

Students from Shotgun Theatre, the University of Exeter’s award-winning musical theatre society, have raised over £2,000 for their Edinburgh Fringe show in just four days. Following a sell-out run in Exeter last November, the group are running a crowdfunding campaign to cover the cost of performing the musical ‘Godspell’ at the festival this August.

Graduate theatre company hits crowdfunder target

Authored by jackisageek
Posted: Thu, 04/14/2016 - 11:44am

Argosy Arts, a creative production company formed by students from the University of Exeter, have reached their £2000 Crowdfunder target in just 15 days. The group are raising money for their debut theatre production, ‘The House of Edgar', due to performed at the Edinburgh Fringe this August.

The group have announced a new stretch target of £3000 which they hope to hit in the remaining week of the campaign. If they reach this figure they will be able to hire radio microphones for the cast, improving the sound balance of the show.

Exeter University Footlights’ EVITA – Interview with Eva

Authored by catlpope
Posted: Sun, 01/11/2015 - 1:55pm

The student production of Evita at the Exeter Northcott Theatre is coming this January 29th-31st! This captivating story follows the rise and fall of a nation’s hero. It is based on the life of Argentine actress and political leader Eva Perón, who rose from nothing to become one of the most famous political figures in the country’s history. We caught up with ‎Daniela Goldaracena Parkes, who plays the lead role in Evita, Eva Peron.

What made you want to audition for Footlights’ Evita?