GCSE theatre trip to Kinky Boots

Last month saw the GCSE music group take a trip to the Adelphi Theatre to see ‘Kinky Boots’ – the musical. It was a real pleasure to see all of our students fully engaged with the show and showing rapturous appreciation for what can only be described as an outstanding performance.

The story follows Charlie who has inherited a struggling family business making shoes. It follows his unorthodox strategy of developing high-heeled boots strong enough to support male dancers in order to save the factory, and provide a living for the people working there.  

The trip allowed Ark Globe Academy students to experience a thrilling professional production of a West End show. It has provided some context regarding how music and theatre come together on the stage; something, which they have been studying as part of the GCSE music syllabus.