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PDS Productions

pdsproductionsPDS have been producing performances since its opening in 1982 and currently rotates between a more major school production at the end of an academic year and a Summer School Production.

The latter is a full scale production for which all work is produced in 6 days intensive training usually held in the first week of the summer break.

Venues include Solihull Arts Complex, the Palace Theatre Redditch and The Birmingham Repertory Theatre.

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ENGLISH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Penelope's have performed with the English Symphony Orchestra at the Artrix Theatre every Christmas for the last four years. We have premiered new works such as the ballet 'Night Before Christmas' & 'Snow White - The Ballet' composed by
Stephen Roberts ARCM, BMUS, MA PHD.

 

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THE TALENT SPOTLIGHT

Penelope's have performed at The Birmingham Hippodrome for the company

'The Talent Spotlight'. 

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We performed 'Only girl in the World' and 'School Street'

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CHANCE2DANCE - the BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

PDS Performed at The Birmingham Hippodrome for the company

'Chance2Dance'.


We Performed 'Childsplay II', 'Only Girl in the World', 'Penguins' and 'Cumbrian Tales'

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MIDLAND AMATEUR DANCE

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PDS have regularly been invited to perform in the Midland Area Dance (MAD) Charity Performance held at the Tower Ballroom in September each year up until 2007 when the venue was withdrawn from use.

 

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CHARITY PERFORMANCES

Pupils from Penelopes have performed at local fetes annually since opening in 1982 helping to raise monies for local groups, The students also participate in Children in need each year, when the studio holds a 1 hour sponsored dance raising well over£1000.

Penelopes also has an ongoing payment commitment to the ‘guide dogs for the blind’ sponsoring the training of many puppies

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THE ROY CASTLE CHARITY, CRESCENT THEATRE

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Held on October 25th 2011, PDS Performance Team danced 'School Street' at the Crescent Theatre in Birminghamand raised an amazing £1026.18for the Roy Castle Charity and have been invited to perform again next year.

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FETES

Penelope's Dance Studio annually perform at Marston Green & Stechford.

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IDTA MIDLANDS AND SOUTHPORT GALA

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Schools are invited to audition to perform at this Charity event biannually. Students from Penelopes have been successful in every audition and have performed at  The Artrix Theatre Bromsgrove and Solihull Arts complex many times.

Southport 2009

This is a Charity Gala, organized by the IDTA and is a very prestigious event.

The Gala is held at the Southport Convention Centre as part of the IDTA summer congress.

Approximately 20 schools are chosen to perform from across the world; Students from PDS performed ’Childsplay’ in July 2009.

in 2009 Oliver Ashford (PDS resident Street Freestyle coach) was invited to lecture to the IDTA Delegates assisted by Patsy Browne-Hope.

Southport 2012

PDS performed 'Pencil Full Of Lead' at the Southport Gala on July 21st 2012.

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HER MAJESTY'S, WEST END LONDON

Last performed: March 6th 2011

'School Stree't, 'Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow', 'Lovely Day' and 'Tristesse Ballet'.

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