Current News Items

Next Stage Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

Posted: Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Next Stage will be celebrating its Silver Anniversary on Saturday 18th May 2019, and we invite you all to celebrate with us. We have an exciting Birthday week of treats in store for you: 1. Here We Go Again In the week leading up to the official birthday,…

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Milestone Birthday for leading British Playwright - Sir Alan Ayckbourn!

Posted: Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Next Stage Theatre Company proudly recognise Sir Alan Ayckbourn’s support as the company’s longest-serving Patron of 20 years, and wishes him many happy returns for his 80th birthday this week. Sir Alan Ayckbourn was the Artistic Director of the Stephen…

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Circus skills workshop for Next Stage Youth

Posted: Monday 01 April, 2019

After a busy term working at their competitive drama extracts, Next Stage Youthers were delighted to relax at the final session of the term and enjoy a circus skills workshop. The session was led by Gizmo, a skilled juggler, stilt walker, plate spinner…

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Flying the Next Stage Youth flag high at the Mid-Somerset Drama Festival!

Posted: Monday 18 March, 2019

On Tuesday 12th March members of Next Stage Youth Theatre Company took to the stage to perform their challenging extracts as part of this year’s Mid-Somerset Drama Festival. Now in it’s 118th year, the Festival saw a record number of 5000 competitors…

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