JOIN MINIVER ACADEMY
£5 per 1 hour session with your 1st week free
thomas taylor hall at the
peel centre in dronfield S18 1PX
Calling all young performers
learn a variety of theatre topics and styles
perform, move, act and create
make new friends who share a passion for drama
taught by experienced and qualified theatre-makers with experience at the edinburgh fringe, sold-out london shows and touring england
AWAY WITH THE FAIRIES
6.30PM FRIDAY 10TH FEBRUARY 2023
6.30PM SATURDAY 11TH FEBRUARY 2023
DRONFIELD HENRY FANSHAWE SCHOOL
A fun fairy tale adventure performed by the students of Miniver Academy
WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY MEGAN YOUNG
sTAGE MANAGEMENT BY JULIE BALLIN
tuesdays @ 5pm - 6pm
tuesdays @ 6pm - 7pm
tuesdays @ 7pm - 8pm
megan has been performing since the age of two and a half and has been involved with the running of performng arts activity clubs since 2008.
she graduated from queen mary university of london in 2019 with a bachelor of arts degree in english and drama and later that year set up miniver theatre company with fellow graduate andrei cotocu.
her show at this stage debuted at the edinburgh fringe festival in 2019 before going on to tour the south of england and in 2022, the sell out show love you & leave you (dead) - also written by megan - was performed at the new wimbledon theatre studio in london.
Revolting rhymes - a short play written by megan - was performed by drama dronfield at the dronfield civic centre in 2018 and the twelve dancing princesses - a full length pantomime written by megan - was performed in 2021 at the sheffield college.
after living in edinburgh for two years, megan is excited to be back in dronfield and to continue doing what she loves through miniver academy.
Meet the team
jULIE HAS BEEN INVOLVED WITH AMATEUR DRAMATIC PANTOMIMES AND PRODUCTIONS FOR MANY YEARS BOTH OFFSTAGE AND ON, AND HAS TAKEN ON MANY LEADING PARTS AND STAGE MANAGEMENT AMONGST MANY OTHER THEATRE ROLES.
SHE CURRENTLY WORKS AS A SWIMMING TEACHER AT THE DRONFIELD SPORTS CENTRE AND IS ENJOYING COMBINING HER LOVE OF TEACHING AND DRAMA THROUGH MINIVER ACADEMY.
HER FAVOURITE ROLES INCLUDE PLAYING ERMA IN ANYTHING GOES, THE TIN MAN IN WIZARD OF OZ, AND STARRING AS THE PRINCIPAL BOY ALADDIN IN THE PANTOMIME ALADDIN WHICH SHE HAS DONE THREE TIMES (OH YES SHE HAS)!