About The Networking Event Following the success of Persona by Jon Barton, the Izzard Theatre is hosting a networking event. It will help teachers and local artists connect to discuss potential future collaborations. This event is suitable for anyone who would like to create exciting work with others. Our aim is… read more →
Persona At Brighton Fringe 2016 Persona was a huge success at Brighton Fringe this week. On 16/17 May, 9 Bexhill College students took to the stage at The Warren: TheatreBox. The students gave a fantastic performance and feedback has been very positive. The playwright Jon Barton attended both nights to… read more →
Samba Workshop Bexhill College students thoroughly enjoyed a body percussion and samba workshop with Ollie Tunmer from Beat Goes On UK. Ollie, who has worked previously with Stomp and Cbeebies, treated our students to a full morning workshop inspired by the Mambo from West Side Story. After the workshop, participants… read more →
Short Fuse AS Level Drama and Theatre Studies students present their examination pieces in Short Fuse. Shorter versions of established plays seen in a new light and re-worked for a contemporary audience. Caryl Churchill’s Fen explores female relationships in a tight-knit community with one woman looking for a way out.… read more →
Our group of nine Gifted & Talented students were very excited to receive Jon’s script on Monday. The first read-through was really interesting and we can’t wait to get started with rehearsals. The company will be performing at the Izzard Theatre and in Brighton during May’s Fringe Festival.
Vinyl Revival The Vinyl Revival music evening, organised by Bexhill College’s second year music students was a hit. The event sold out, and to date it is the best-selling music evening the Izzard Theatre has had so far. The eclectic line-up included a swing band, rock, pop and even a… read more →
Pantomime 2015 Thank you to everyone who came and supported the cast and crew of our pantomime Aladdin last term. The response was fantastic and the cast really enjoyed themselves. We had visits from Glyne Gap School students as well as lots of support from local primary schools and the wonderful community.… read more →
Announcement: Jon Barton is to become our first Writer in Residence at the Izzard Theatre! Jon Barton Jon will work with our newly formed Bexelei Theatre Company to create a new play. The play will then premier at the Brighton Fringe Festival in May 2016. There will be performances here… read more →