Centre Stage School of Dance and Performing Arts has announced details of its largest and most ambitious production to date, as they present an adaption of CS Lewis’ children’s classic ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ at Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts on 16 & 17 April.
The Parkstone-based school, which has secured the rights from the CS Lewis estate to stage the show, promises a magical and spectacular interpretation of this timeless adventure that will include all 400 students, aged 4–18, from the school and feature music, dance and drama.
Zoe Mather, Principal at Centre Stage, said, “Following the huge success of our last two productions – Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan – we wanted to raise the bar even further and put on a bigger and more lavish production, that reflects the ambition, professionalism and talent of everyone at Centre Stage.
“Therefore, putting on the show at Lighthouse, the largest regional arts centre in the UK, not only allows us a bigger stage to showcase what we do but also gives us the opportunity to invite a wider audience to enjoy this wonderful family production. Everyone is welcome – not just people associated with the school – and I’d say be prepared for some amazing surprises in this inventive and highly theatrical adaptation of CS Lewis’s beloved tale.”
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the first of CS Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia, has been one of the most popular children’s books since it was first published in 1950. Centre Stage’s production will faithfully recreate the tale of Aslan the great lion, his struggle with the White Witch, and the adventures of four siblings who wander into an old wardrobe that yields a passageway into the mysterious realm of Narnia.
To book visit: www.lighthousepoole.co.uk