Reviews and Tributes

“Brimming with Innovation”

"This remarkable company gave us a version of Shakespeare's Tempest that was brimming with innovation, imagination, and creativity. You never went for the easy option, blending dance, mime, music, and multimedia into an extraordinary piece of theatre that proved to be by turns funny, thrilling, and moving. Very well done to all of you.”
- Shiela Dean – English Speaking Board

“Dedicated Students and Dedicated Teachers”

"It’s not where they started it’s where they have finished; at the top! Thanks to these dedicated students and dedicated teachers, we are all enjoying their magnificent achievements."
- James Mulligan – The Scotsman

“Heartfelt Commitment”

"I doubt I’ll see another Fringe company playing with as much heartfelt commitment and sheer pleasure as this group of learning disabled actors from Stourbridge College."
- Chris Jaeger G.O.D.A. – Adjudicator – Worcestershire Theatre Festival

“Total Commitment”

"The Director has managed to bring out the best of the cast, and the energy and pace was terrific – I felt exhausted at the end of it just watching it! A very ambitious and well-constructed piece with good choreography and movement and total commitment from all the cast. Very, very creative – well done to you all. Thank you for bringing it to the Festival."
- Paul Fowler, GODA, Adjudicator - Worcestershire Theatre Festival

“Moving Poetry”

"It was like moving poetry."
- Jill O’Hare – Adjudicator – Dudley Festival of Music, Drama and Dance

“Theatrical Magic”

"Susan Wallin creates theatrical magic... A production that could go from laughter to tears in a split second, I shall remember it always."
- Jane Levan – Adjudicator, Worcestershire Theatre Festival, 2003

“Standard was Exceptional”

"A fantastic performance… The standard was exceptional and it had a fully professional finish. Each member of the cast had great stage presence and had obviously spent a lot of time achieving such a high standard. Accompanied by great lighting, narration, costumes.”
- Ben Kennedy ATCL – Musical Director/Freelance Musician

Awards

As an experienced theatre organisation, we have previously received awards for our work in the community. These include the following:

  • DUDLEY VOLUNTARY SERVICE INSPIRATION AWARD - 2011 
  • THE QUEEN’S AWARD FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE - 2013 
  • PERCY OAKLEY MEMORIAL TROPHY - 2017 
  • NODA PRESIDENT’S CUP - 2016/17

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