Category Archive: The Threepenny Opera 2005

The Threepenny Opera 2005 feedback

Darrick Wood School

‘The performance was engaging for all ability students. Our hearing impaired students were engaged more than they have ever been at the theatre as the use of gestic acting and precise skills enabled them to completely engage in the theme and flow of the piece.’

Sir William Perkins School

‘The students found the performance highly enjoyable and the accompanying notes invaluable.’

Chesham Park Community College

‘It was outstanding – a very intelligent interpretation of ‘The Threepenny Opera.’ So many techniques delivered.’

Southfields Community College

This was very helpful. The style of the performance really brought Brecht’s theories to life for the students. Thankyou for the question session at the end…

Liz Johnson – John of Gaunt School

‘An astonishing and compelling exhibition of gestic acting ! Thanks.’

Royal School

‘As always, a totally committed and energetic cast inspires our girls – Thankyou.’

Student – Townley Grammar

‘The performance of ‘Threepenny Opera’ was fantastic and really entertaining. It helped me with my work on Brecht as I can now relate his theory to a performance.’

Student – Townley Grammar

‘The show was hilarious! The actors kept my attention throughout. I had so much fun and loved the audience interraction.’

Fiona Bandale – Townley Grammar School

‘High energy, clear gestic acting. My students loved it. ‘We want to act like that’ was a typical comment.’

Westwood High School

‘Excellent, it was pitched at exactly the right level for the girls and the right length.’

The Green School

‘Thoroughly enjoyable, making some of the difficult concepts very accessible.’

Zorica Bowie – Dr Challoners High School

‘Thank you so much for your hard work, enthusiasm and polished professionalism – useful, memorable and thoroughly enjoyable.’

Mike Patterson – Royal Grammar School, Guildford

‘Excellent, stimulating, fast paced, ideally suited and dynamic with a lively engagement of the audience.’

Sandra Pete – Croham Hurst School

‘We really loved the high energy. The students loved the audience interaction, set, costumes, placards. Excellent gestic style.’

Rebecca Gunning – Langley park Girls School

‘We loved it – fun, funny, sexy – yet all my students could see the Brechtian elements needed for their exam. They seemed surprised it was so accessible, not dry but entertaining.’

Ishil Morrell – Ravensbourne School

‘SUPERB demonstration of Gestus, use of mask and character doubling.’

(Emma O’Prey – Victoria College, Jersey – Quote taken from drama_uk@yahoogroups.com

‘The cast were energetic, professional, engaging, dynamic, accessible and the performance was just superb and had our kids rolling in the aisles.’

John Flanagan – Greenacre School for Girls

‘It brought about a thorough appreciation of Brecht’s techniques and production ideas. Great fun ! The students loved the production.’

Simon Miller – Clifton College

‘This company is what every theatre studies teacher has been looking for – dynamic, disciplined, creative – they have really helped the penny drop for our students.’

Tim Marriott – Eastbourne College

‘Scene Productions visited the college theatre for the third time in a year with a five handed interpretation of Brecht’s Threepenny opera that was at once surprising, imaginative, enthralling and entertaining..