Treorchy Comprehensive School



 

STARS of the future took to the stage to wow audiences with their production of We Will Rock You.

Pupils at Treorchy Comprehensive School impressed the audience at the Parc and Dare Theatre with three performances of the show inspired by the music of Queen.

The leading roles of Galileo and Scaramouche, played by Joshua Hughes and Lucy Elson, showed a high level of performance skills in both their acting and singing with the young actors sustaining the energy and dynamism that these two difficult roles demand.

Lauren Davies made a formidable Killer Queen with her singing voice and excellent comic timing.

Her sidekick Khashoggi was played to perfection by Year 13 pupil Elliot Howells, who commanded the stage with his powerful portrayal of this character and provided some of the highlights of the show.

Corey Dickman and Joanne Huxton were ideally matched as the Bohemians, Britney and Meat, who both showed rock star potential. Greg Waters showed comic brilliance as the old hippy Pop, and the main cast were strongly supported by a strong chorus who showed a high level of acting, dancing and singing skills.

The show was directed and produced by the school’s head of performing arts, Beverley Roblin with acting head of music, Bethan Marks as musical director.

Helen May was vocal coach and Jaye Lawrence choreographed the show. Rhys Williams and the Hinge Pins also proved invaluable as stage manager and stage crew.

The show was a huge success with the young and vibrant cast receiving a standing ovation after each performance.