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    Tour Dates

    2011 SOUTHERN PREMIER FINAL
    Portsmouth Guildhall - Saturday, June 4th, 2011

    BRIDGEMARY COMMUNITY SPORTS COLLEGE, Gosport, Hampshire: the Hampshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team Award for Achievement in Drug Awareness, and the Portsmouth City Council Award for Drama Skills

    COX GREEN SCHOOL, Maidenhead, Berkshire

    KINGS LANGLEY SCHOOL, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire: the Award for Student Leadership, the Award for Press Coverage, the Award for School Community Support, the Award for Healthy Lifestyle, the Award for Cultural and Educational Achievement, the Award for Positive Inclusion, the Hampshire County Council Award for Set Design, and overall FOURTH Place

    LYTCHETT MINSTER SCHOOL, Poole, Dorset

    MOUNTBATTEN SCHOOL, Romsey, Hampshire: the Sew n So Award for Make-up Design, and overall SECOND Place

    PARK COMMUNITY SCHOOL, Leigh Park, Hampshire: the Southampton City Council Award for Concept Interpretation, the Sussex Police Award for Entertainment, the ACRO Award for Stage Crew, and the Bournemouth Borough Council Award for Lighting Design

    RAVENS WOOD SCHOOL, Bromley, Kent: the West Sussex County Council Award for Soundtrack, and the DAX Printing Award for Concept Originality

    RYDE HIGH SCHOOL, Ryde, Isle of Wight: the Janome Award for Costume Design, and the Hampshire Health, Personal Development and Wellbeing Performers' Choice Award

    SANDOWN HIGH SCHOOL, Sandown, Isle of Wight: the Hampshire Healthy Schools Award for Performance Skill, the Hertfordshire Police Award for Hair Design, the ACRO Award for Staging, the Hampshire Police Authority Award for Spirit of Rock Challenge®, and overall FIRST Place

    SOUTH DOWN COLLEGE, Waterlooville, Hampshire: the Hampshire Constabulary Award for Choreography, and overall FIFTH Place

    TOTTON COLLEGE, Totton, Hampshire: overall THIRD Place

    THE WAVELL SCHOOL, Farnborough, Hampshire: the Think! Don’t Drink and Drive Award for Video Performance

    THEMES

    BRIDGEMARY COMMUNITY SPORTS COLLEGE, Gosport, Hampshire
    "One Every Two Minutes"

      How does it feel to lose a loved one? What does it feel like to be told you've got cancer? One in three people will develop the illness. Our piece is dedicated to those who have felt the heartache and fight for survival. We ask you: is being given the all clear the end, or just the beginning of the story?

    COX GREEN SCHOOL, Maidenhead, Berkshire
    "19"

      For almost 20 years, the youth of America endured the horror of a war unlike any other. Perhaps the most shocking part for the United States wasn't the innumerable death count, but the age of those being eradicated year after year a mere average age of 19. These young men returned to anonymity, the mistreated army of a lost generation.

    KINGS LANGLEY SCHOOL, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
    "Taken!"

      "Come little children, I'll take thee away" The theme of witches capturing children has long been depicted in fairytales, with the Witch in Hansel and Gretel recently voted the scariest fairytale Witch of all time. But is the idea as eccentric as it seems? A vivid imagination, or is that bedtime story actually a warning in a mystical disguise?

    LYTCHETT MINSTER SCHOOL, Poole, Dorset
    "The Falling Man"

      September 11th, 2001 - one of the worst terrorist attacks in history. Many photographs were taken that day including shocking images of people falling from the twin towers. But what goes through a man's mind when faced with the horrendous decision of whether to spend his last few moments with fresh air, or succumb to fire and smoke? Let's find out...

    THE MOUNTBATTEN SCHOOL, Romsey, Hampshire
    "Beautiful Temptation?"

      Inspired by the fairy tale 'The Snow Queen', our performance centres around a magic mirror, which distorts reality so all that is good is reflected as evil. Following the Demons' careless splintering of the Snow Queen's magic mirror, a shard is found by a villager Kai. Will Kai succumb to temptation or remain untarnished? Will evil prevail ?

    PARK COMMUNITY SCHOOL, Leigh Park, Hampshire
    "The Rat Race"

      The gap between rich and poor is increasing world wide,
      As the wealthy have the advantage of money on their side.
      Greed and corruption is not a stranger in any place
      We've made our world a human rat race.
      Life is a game of chance, you win and you lose:
      Follow the game which path would you choose?

    RAVENS WOOD SCHOOL, Bromley, Kent
    "Welcome to the State of Limbo"

      Welcome to the 'state of limbo' where everything exists exactly as it did yesterday and the day before. Where the perfect cycle of life is challenged by the temptation for change. Watch as one small childish prank creates a cataclysmic sequence of events, set to change life in the 'state of Limbo' as we know it.

    RYDE HIGH SCHOOL, Ryde, Isle of Wight
    "The Labyrinth- Unforesaken Road"

      Unintentionally conjured from a fantasy world, Sarah faces the mysteries encompassed in the Labyrinth searching for her brother who is imprisoned by the Goblin King. A regretful wish forces Sarah down the unforesaken road, where she faces the deceptive creatures captured within her imagination. Exploring the enchanted maze, will Sarah overcome the Labyrinth's pathways or will time take its toll?

    SANDOWN HIGH SCHOOL, Sandown, Isle of Wight
    "The Power, The Price, and The Sacrifice"

      The White Witch wants her icy reign to reach into our world, but ancient laws dictate only pure human souls can pass through Narnia's gateway. Concocting a spell to fuse souls with a human, she lures Lucy to Narnia to tear out her innocent spirit. Can Lucy's siblings save her or will we all succumb to the Witch's chilling grip?

    SOUTH DOWN COLLEGE, Waterlooville, Hampshire
    "Pan's Labyrinth"

      Spain, 1944, the civil war is over, the new Spanish leaders celebrate their victory. Ofelia is uprooted to a rural military outpost to live with her stepfather, a general of the fascist regime, a man of unspeakable brutality. Ofelia finds a Labyrinth and escape's the cruelty of her stepfather, but Ofelia's imaginary world is not as safe as she thought....

    TOTTON COLLEGE, Totton, Hampshire
    "Life isn't a fairytale"

      Our piece is a journey from innocence to experience where Little Red Riding Hood learns 'life isn't a fairytale'. She is shown just two of the thousands of stories of young people who go missing every year. She is exposed to the lives they are forced to lead, but realises that she can make a difference by taking action.

    WAVELL SCHOOL, Farnborough, Hampshire
    "Chushingura - The 47 Ronin (Masterless Samurai)."

      Japan 1702. Lord Asano was forced to commit ritual suicide for striking the rude and arrogant Lord Kira. Asano's loyal 47 Ronin planned their revenge and attacked Kira's castle. After killing Kira they went to their master's grave and honourably handed themselves in. Sympathetic to their heroic act the shogun was forced to order the ronin to commit ritual suicide.