Sixth FormHurstpierpoint College Sixth form




Theatre Studies and Drama

Director of Drama – Nicholas Beeby

Sixth Formers are major players in the school’s many drama productions as actors, scenery designers, sound and lighting engineers and they also direct some of the year’s key productions. They mastermind every aspect of the annual production of the School Shakespeare Society (a society older, even, than the Royal Shakespeare Company) and combine with musicians to mount the annual school musical, which always plays to packed houses.

In their final year, the Upper Sixth also direct, produce and act in their own ‘valedictory performance’ – always a great piece of theatre.

Drama has always been a great Hurst strength and the College has two theatres of its own - the large Bury Theatre and the smaller and more intimate Drama Studio (opened by Simon Russell Beale) which can be re-configured to enable almost any play to be staged successfully.


Annual School Musical -
Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd

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Twelfth Night

The Bury Theatre opened its doors to Twelfth Night on 18th November, upholding Hurst’s fine tradition of performing a Shakespearean play every year.

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Hurst holds Drama Festival

Sixth Form students at Hurstpierpoint College wrote and directed their own plays which were performed to packed audiences over the course of a week as part of a new Drama Festival.

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Festival events take place at Hurstpierpoint College

Hurstpierpoint College hosted eight events as part of the Hurst Village Festival which took place from 13th to 27th September.

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