We are delighted to announce the launch of the BROS TC ACADEMY, a new programme of Wednesday night workshops that encompass all the things we love about musical theatre!

The committee is keen to add to the existing offers of socials and discounted theatre trips and now every member can directly benefit from their annual membership fee, whether cast in a show or not.

So, the idea behind BROS TC ACADEMY is to offer to all members, both active and resting, the chance to hone your stage (and backstage) skills and learn some new ones too; to give you confidence and improve your knowledge and stagecraft, make our shows even better than before and support people into future production and creative roles.  The regular workshops will be FREE to members and will cover the three key disciplines: Music, Dancing, Acting.  We may run smaller, special interest workshops such as ‘How to be a Producer’ or bring in outside specialists for a one-off workshop such as ‘Musical Improvisation’. These other specialist workshops will be offered on an occasional basis and may incur a minimal charge.

The intention is that there will also be some performance opportunities during the course of the year for anyone participating in the BROS TC ACADEMY who would like a chance to show off their new talents!

The committee is keen to encourage new members and welcome back some old ones, so the BROS TC ACADEMY is also open to our Alumni and people from other local societies, colleges and community groups who think they might be interested in finding out more about what we do.  Non-members will be charged £5 per session.

The BROS TC ACADEMY will operate in two or three weekly blocks of a particular area of performance or production. For example, ‘Songs from Sondheim’, or ‘West End Musical Dance’.  We are currently programming ahead for 2019 so if anyone would like to pitch an idea for a workshop they would like to run, or feel they would benefit from, please let us know by contacting chair@brostc.org.


MARCH 27/APRIL 3/APRIL 10: GLEE CLUB with Chris Nash
Experienced MD and musical theatre buff Chris will take us through a range of musical theatre chorus numbers over the course of three workshops, some familiar and some less well known but just as catchy. As well as learning the songs, we will focus on developing good vocal and chorus techniques to get those showtunes sounding like they came straight out of the West End!

APRIL 24/MAY 1/MAY 8: MUSICAL THEATRE DANCE with Paul Nicholas Dyke (venue TBC)
DIrector and choreographer Paul Dyke will be running three musical theatre dance workshops, setting and staging a new number from stage or screen each week for you to work on technique and character development through dance. All abilities welcome; if you love musicals and want to improve your dance skills, then simply come and join in the fun.

MAY 15/ MAY 22/ JUNE 19/ JUNE 26 NO MORE RHUBARB with Faye Brann
Comedy improviser Faye Brann will be taking you on a journey to face your fear of failure and create characters you believe in, whether it’s for an audition or for inspiration in the back row of the chorus. Over a series of workshops, you’ll be exploring spontaneity, status and emotion through a series of games and scene work, bringing characters to life and hopefully having a lot of fun in the process!

To reserve your place, email us with your name and the dates you would like to attend. 

BROS TC ACADEMY – investing in our present for future generations.