FOUR apprentices based at the High House Production Park graduated from their Royal Opera House Apprentice Scheme in July. Over the past two or three years the apprentices have completed vocational training in backstage theatre posts ranging from metalwork to lighting and carpentry to wigs and make-up.
TILBURY was in a party mood on Saturday 21 July when carnival dancers led the Tilbury Docker puppet to the Tilbury Cruise Terminal for dancing, singing and a community feast.
HIGH House Production Park, Purfleet was the setting for a carnival parade on Friday 13 July as 70 students from Royal Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer and surrounding schools gathered together with Kinetika artists to begin work on the Kitchen Table carnival project which will lead to a joint carnival in Tilbury in 2019.
THE Royal Opera House and local train operator Trenitalia c2c have teamed up to showcase the talents of students from across the country to local rail passengers.
ELEVEN-year-old Ashley Palipana from Grays has taken to the stage in Covent Garden in Barrie Kosky’s production of Puccini’s Carmen at the Royal Opera House after joining the ROH Youth Opera Company.
The Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus takes to the stage as part of the Singing Our Lives concert
The Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus takes to the stage as part of the Singing Our Lives concert ON Sunday 1 July at 6pm the Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus will unite with choirs of refugees, migrants and local communities in the Singing Our Lives project at Milton Court Concert Hall in London. […]
KINETIKA welcomed Thurrock Council’s Chief Executive Lyn Carpenter to its studios at the High House Production Park on Wednesday 20 June. She visited the outdoor arts organisation to launch officially the Thurrock 100 Recipes Walking Festival.
COSTUME Construction students from South Essex College University Centre held their final end of year show at High House Production Park in Purfleet.
RENOWNED Thurrock-based international outdoor arts company Kinetika will be taking part in a mass participation artwork when it joins PROCESSIONS London on Sunday 10 June to mark the centenary of the first British women gaining the right to vote.
BUDDING designer Oliver Kempster from Little Thurrock Primary School is the primary school winner of the Royal Opera House Design Challenge which has this year been opened up to primary schools.
TWENTY-TWO year old Cruze Foggo from Grays has landed his dream job after completing a Royal Opera House apprenticeship.
THE highly successful Royal Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer programme is open for new and continuing schools to sign up for the academic year 2018/19.
SAULE Piliponyte, a student at Hathaway Academy, has won the prestigious Royal Opera House Design Challenge in the Set Design category.
STEPHEN Metcalfe, MP for South Basildon and East Thurrock, visited the Royal Opera House at the High House Production Park in Purfleet on Friday 9 March to meet apprentices working in the ROH Production Workshop and Costume Centre.
SEEVIC student Lewis Cannon is Highly Commended in the Royal Opera House Design Challenge 2017/18.
Anna prepares for dream career with Royal Opera House work experience. EIGHTEEN-year-old Anna Chapman from Aldborough Hatch has been getting some hands-on experience of working in the arts as she has been undertaking work experience with the Royal Opera House (ROH) at the High House Production Park in Purfleet. Former Oaks Park High School student […]
THREE Royal Opera House volunteers have been recognised for their contributions to the ROH in Thurrock by the Marsh Christian Trust. Katherine Doige from Brentwood, Lorna Jones and Jane Yeowell, both from Tilbury, received the Marsh Volunteer Award 2017.
THE Royal Opera House in Thurrock welcomed students from the Wilmington Grammar School for Girls recently. The students visited the ROH Bob and Tamar Manoukian Production Workshop and the Costume Centre to get some first-hand experience of stage set and costume construction to help them in their work for the Royal Opera House Design Challenge.
OPENING night of The Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker will be screened live into cinemas around the world on Tuesday 5 December at 7.15pm.
TUMBLE down the rabbit hole with The Royal Ballet this autumn with Christopher Wheeldon’s exciting Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland live in cinemas worldwide on Monday 23 October at 7.15pm.
ON Tuesday 3 October 2017, at 7.15pm, The Royal Opera’s new production of La bohème directed by Richard Jones will be screened live to cinemas around the world.
THE Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus was once again flying the flag for Thurrock on Sunday 10 September when it took part in Out Loud, the Royal Opera House’s celebration of opera.
THE Royal Opera House welcomed teachers and tutors from across the country on Thursday 7 September when they attended a special training day for the Royal Opera House Design Challenge.
THE Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus is once again holding taster sessions for anyone interested in joining. The sessions will be held on Monday 18 and Monday 25 September at Palmers College in Grays, beginning at 7.15pm.