The 2024 College Musical is Finally Announced!
Our students here at High Tunstall College of Science have been very keen to find out what the next Musical was going to be since finishing Mary Poppins, and we are pleased to finally announce that this year’s College Musical will be Shrek the Musical!
On the first day back after the Christmas holidays, potential options for the show were posted to the HTCS Creativity Facebook Page and on the Performance Studio wall to stir excitement among students. Each day, pupils took down the musicals from the Performance Studio wall, leaving us with a choice of four musicals for the big day.
Finally, the day came and over 100 students gathered in the Theatre for the big reveal and so, we went LIVE on Facebook for the first time! You can watch the moment we unveiled this year’s musical by clicking here.
All of the students who attended this after-school event were overjoyed with the outcome, and it has proved extremely popular.
As we always do, we taught a song to the prospective cast and asked them to come up with their own version of the song, showing off their skills. Students from Key Stage 4 went out of their way to help younger students, who all performed extremely well.
After the initial announcement of Shrek, everyone who attended was asked to come back for a second audition if they wanted a lead role. Over 70 students arrived to make the process extremely difficult for staff involved – which is a lovely dilemma to have!
Eventually, after being able to cast the show five times over, we were able to share the cast list with students, and everyone was super excited to see the final cast.
Cast Announcement Day
Rehearsals started in February and we will provide updates as the show progresses.
We look forward to seeing you on the 8th, 9th and 10th July 2024 in the theatre for High Tunstall College of Science’s production of Shrek the Musical!