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Year 5 Play in a Week - Shakespeare Rocks!

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In possession of what appears to be William Shakespeare's lost diary, the Year 5 students embarked on an exclusive adaptation of the Bard's personal journal. The musical "Shakespeare Rocks!" is a modern look at the Elizabethan era with a cast of hilarious historical characters and catchy tunes.

The Year 5 Play in a Week project is part of the NAE-Juilliard Performing Arts programme in Primary, where each year group from Year 3 to 6 is designated a week to learn, rehearse and perform a musical. 
 

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Throughout the week, our enthusiastic young performers worked together to learn their lines, songs and choreography. They also rolled up their sleeves to make costumes and props, taking ownership of each step of the process.  

The result of this ambitious project was an astonishing performance that wowed their audiences and everyone watching the livestream at home. Watch the video below to see how they did it in a week!

A massive well done to Year 5 teachers, teaching assistants and all staff who contributed so much to make this show come alive and, of course, to all the students for making the week such a roaring success!  

The Year 5 Play in a Week rocked! 

Conrado Maia

Assistant Head of Performing Arts

Click below to see our NAE-Juilliard Performing Arts Programme at BSB!

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The Performing Arts with Juilliard

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