from Ellesmere College have been soaking up the applause from a string of
show-stopping theatre performances.
Imogen Edwards and Isobel Philbin are also members of Shropshire Musical
Theatre Group 'Get Your Wigle On' and have featured in a number of productions
at Theatre Severn and the Barnes Theatre - the latest success being Frozen,
with Noah appearing as Hans, Imogen as young Elsa and Isobel involved too.
students have dreams of working in the entertainment industry with Noah, Year
11, wanting to write and perform his own songs, Imogen, Year 8, having designs
on becoming an actress and Isobel, Year 8, wanting to be a movie director.
already been cast in The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole; as Caractacus Potts in
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang; Nativity the Musical; one of the brothers in Joseph;
Chicago; and as the donkey in the forthcoming production of Shrek.
Noah Fisher ready for Navity!
landed a part in Shrek after her appearance in Frozen, while Imogen has been
cast as Lucy in Nativity the Musical; Molly in Annie Jr the Musical; Fairy
Flora in Shrek; Signori Mancini Constratana in Pinocchio Jr; Seussical the
Musical; and Titanic. She is also a member of KCDC dance school.
"In Frozen I was so excited to play the part of Middle Elsa - I loved watching
Frozen when I was little, and every little girl dreams of playing Elsa! I love
performing and am very proud of myself. I love acting, singing and dancing, so
to be part of musical theatre shows is where I feel I shine.
passion has been being able to write, choreograph and perform in this term's
Ellesmere College house plays. I have singing lessons at the College and have
just received my exam results for LCM Grade 4 singing, in which I gained a
distinction - I'm hoping to study drama, dance and music at Ellesmere College.
love to be an actress. I particularly love performing arts, so as long as it
involves acting, singing and dancing, I would be really happy!"
"I absolutely loved my first experience of performing in Joseph and made some
really good friends - it encouraged me to audition for other shows.
"I know how
tough the competition is to get parts in the shows and so I do not take it for
granted. I absolutely love performing and it's what I want to do when I leave
school. My dream is to make an impact in the music industry through composing
and performing my own songs.
an amazing experience learning about the techniques needed to perform - the
need to work as a team is definitely part of both my drama studies at Ellesmere
College and the Wigles productions.
College has been very supportive of my outside commitments. They know that this
is what I want to do and have allowed me to attend rehearsals and events which
can take me out of activities in school. Thanks to their support I am able to
participate in rehearsals and even interviews for BBC West Midlands."
L-to-r: Imogen Edwards and Isobel Philbin
"I was really pleased to get the Frozen role as many auditioned and I didn't
think I would get a part. I was a bit nervous about performing but in the end I
really enjoyed it and am now really excited about what will happen in the
studies at Ellesmere College have helped me and I get really good support from
the College. I am looking forward to my next part and my ambition is to become
a movie director."
For more visit: The Arts at Ellesmere
23rd February 2023 Back to News