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    Tour Dates

    2011 NORTHERN OPEN FINAL "A"
    AIREDALE ACADEMY, Castleford, West Yorkshire: the Angus Council Award for Staging

    JOHN SPENDLUFFE TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE, Alford, Lincolnshire: the Award for Healthy Lifestyle, and the Award for Positive Inclusion

    KELVIN HALL SCHOOL, Hull: the Andrew Marr International Award for Choreography, and overall FIFTH PLACE

    LONGCROFT SCHOOL a PERFORMING ARTS COLLEGE, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire: the Humberside Police Award for Performance Skill, the Janome Award for Costume Design, the East Lindsey District Council Award for Video Performance, the Hull and East Riding Charitable Trust Performers' Choice Award, and overall SECOND PLACE

    MONTROSE ACADEMY, Montrose, Angus: , and overall THIRD PLACE

    NEWSOME HIGH SCHOOL AND SPORTS COLLEGE, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire: the Derbyshire County Council Award for Hair Design, and the Award for School Community Support

    THE PRIORY ACADEMY LSST, Lincoln, Lincolnshire: the Award for Student leadership

    ROYDS SCHOOL SPECIALIST LANGUAGE COLLEGE, Leeds, West Yorkshire: the Cumbria Healthy Schools Award for Make-Up Design, the Australian Ireland Award for Concept Originality, the BYBF Award for Achievement in Drug Awareness, the Award for Cultural and Educational Achievement, and overall FIRST PLACE

    SOUTHFIELD SCHOOL, Bradford, West Yorkshire: the East Riding of Yorkshire Council Award for Soundtrack, the Lincolnshire County Council Award for Drama Skills, and the Police Service for Northern Ireland Award for Entertainment

    THE GLEED GIRLS' CAL AND TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE, Spalding, Lincolnshire: the Award for Press Coverage

    ST BENEDICT'S CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL, Whitehaven, Cumbria: the Grampian Police Award for Set Design, the Tayside Police Award for Concept Interpretation, and the North East Lincolnshire County Council Award for Stage Crew

    WESTHILL ACADEMY, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire: the Cumbria County Council Award for Lighting Design, the Humberside Police Authority Award for Spirit of Rock Challenge, and overall FOURTH PLACE

    THEMES

    AIREDALE ACADEMY, Castleford, West Yorkshire
    "As Mad As A Hatter"

      Think... dwell... on this tale we tell:
      A land of wonder, a girl named Alice, and a Queen of Red in a fortified palace.
      Yet, one character intrigues, the Hatter's his name, do you know some say chemicals addled his brain!
      Come join our journey through his contrasts and haze, and unfurls what makes up his mad, crazy ways.

    JOHN SPENDLUFFE TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE, Alford, Lincolnshire
    "Blood, Sweat and Diamonds"

      What was your childhood like? Did you know every day 200 million children aged between 5 and 17 go to work instead of school? Look at your clothes, what is the story behind them? Have you ever wondered whose blood and sweat went into making them? Every child deserves a childhood; together we can stop the cycle repeating.

    KELVIN HALL SCHOOL, Hull
    "Love's Young Nightmare."

      We first meet our lead characters Lily and Damien as they are crowned Prom King and Queen. During their journey home through the forbidden forest, the complexities of teen romance are revealed. Is Damien who Lily thought, or has her naive devotion put her in danger? As the forest demons emerge we ask the question who can you really trust?

    LONGCROFT SCHOOL A PERFORMING ARTS COLLEGE, Beverley, East Ridings of Yorkshire
    "Lead Us Not Into Temptation"

      Paradise Lost: a timeless story of envy, power, temptation and the ongoing battle between good and evil. Fusing Milton's highly-crafted poem with Dance and Drama, we see our central protagonists lost in a world full of free will and opportunity, the almighty battle of angels takes place and in its wake, temptation offers to engulf the future of mankind.

    MONTROSE ACADEMY, Montrose, Angus
    "The Plague"

      During a modern day History lesson on the topic of the Plague, two pupils are launched head over heels into a thrilling, nail-biting journey. They face a stomach-turning battle through blood, sweat and tears, but will this nightmare turn into reality?

    NEWSOME HIGH SCHOOL AND SPORTS COLLEGE, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
    "The Tortured Artist"

      Vincent Van Gogh was a tortured artist. In this performance we will track his decent into madness. Pictures and paint come to life. Arguments lead to disfigurements. Madness finally takes control leading to a disastrous finale!

    THE PRIORY ACADEMY LSST, Lincoln, Lincolnshire
    "Beautiful Nightmare"

      In the silence of your room, in the darkness of your dreams nightmares lurk to play with your screams. Our dance takes you on a journey through a child's subconscious, dragging the audience into her deepest nightmares, only to be rescued by her sweet dreams. This is the ultimate battle of good versus evil. Who will triumph in the end?

    ROYDS SCHOOL SPECIALIST LANGUAGE COLLEGE, Leeds, West Yorkshire
    "Veneficus Solacium"

      Many generations have passed since Mickey was the first Sorcerer's Apprentice. We are now in 2999 approaching the new millennium and the Sorcerer is training his young apprentice using the original magic book from 1955. Over 1000 years on will history repeat itself with magic tempting the Apprentice to use power beyond her control to complete her chores?

    SOUTHFIELD SCHOOL, Bradford, West Yorkshire
    "Studio 1"

      TV is a big part of our lives. We often find ourselves putting the kettle on during the adverts, making a cuppa, getting a biscuit to dunk, whilst waiting for our favourite soap, sports or reality show to start. So grab the remote, sit back, relax, put your feet up for transmission overload. Oh no, 'signal failure'!!

    ST ANDREW'S COLLEGE, Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire
    "Atlantis"

      Atlantis, the lost city of Greek mythology. Destroyed by earthquake and flooding, but was it a cruel natural disaster or the wrath of Poseidon, God of the Sea, punishing the vain, self-indulgent excesses of its ungrateful rulers. Travel back in time with us as we present our story of the destruction of Atlantis.

    ST BENEDICT'S CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL, Whitehaven, Cumbria
    "Semper Fidelis"

      In trenches of World War One, Tommo keeps watch. As he waits he relives the events of a thousand yesterdays. The memories of happier days with his brother Charlie. Charlie who has looked after him through thick and thin. But with each remembrance time leaps forward and hurtles them both towards a future neither of them could ever have imagined.

    WESTHILL ACADEMY, Westhill, Aberdeenshire
    "Dante's Journey Into Hell"

      Everyday we make choices. Dante chooses the wrong path, unknowingly beginning a descent into hell. Follow Dante on her journey through the darkening forest as she's drawn into the circles of Hell: Limbo, Lust, Heresy, Wrathful and Sullen, Prodigal and Miserly, and Sorcerers and Thieves. What will she find at the end? Will she choose the right path next time?