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Miss Saigon Outreach Performing Arts event

On the morning of Friday 29 November 2019, Edgbaston High School for Girls played host to a special Miss Saigon workshop, working together with local schools.

We were delighted to welcome 120 enthused Year 5 and 6 pupils from St Georges C of E Primary and Chad Vale Primary School. The morning involved participating in a Miss Saigon scene, experiencing the set and learning parts of the ‘Morning of the Dragon’ choreography.

Aims

On the morning of Friday 29 November 2019, Edgbaston High School for Girls played host to a special Miss Saigon workshop, working together with local schools.

We were delighted to welcome 120 enthused Year 5 and 6 pupils from St Georges C of E Primary and Chad Vale Primary School. The morning involved participating in a Miss Saigon scene, experiencing the set and learning parts of the ‘Morning of the Dragon’ choreography.

The students were then offered the opportunity to be part of an audience that heard a selection of songs from our production of the show, performed by cast and staff of EHS. Finally, the pupils had the chance to ask the cast and production crew questions regarding Miss Saigon, their experience of performing and stage management. It was fantastic to hear that the visiting pupils loved the experience and we look forward to holding similar events in the near future.

Background

On the morning of Friday 29 November 2019, Edgbaston High School for Girls played host to a special Miss Saigon workshop, working together with local schools. This opporunity as offered after Phantom to one local school and this year we invited more local state primary schools. EHS offered this free of charge and offered schools free tickets to the matinee performance. These tickets were used the following day and staff of the visiting schools really enjoyed the opportunity.

 

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The students were then offered the opportunity to be part of an audience that heard a selection of songs from our production of the show, performed by cast and staff of EHS. Finally, the pupils had the chance to ask the cast and production crew questions regarding Miss Saigon, their experience of performing and stage management.

Impact

It was fantastic to hear that the visiting pupils loved the experience, enjoying learning about dance, music and the experiences of hosting a muscial of that scale and we look forward to holding similar events in the near future.

Pupil Involvement

We were delighted to welcome 120 enthused Year 5 and 6 pupils from St Georges C of E Primary and Chad Vale Primary School. The morning involved participating in a Miss Saigon scene, experiencing the set and learning parts of the ‘Morning of the Dragon’ choreography.

Frequency

It was fantastic to hear that the visiting pupils loved the experience and we look forward to holding similar events in the near future.

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