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Elsie Kelly

Elsie has been the permanent Director of BOST since 1973. She was for many years Head of Theatre Studies at the Elliott-Clarke College, and was a lecturer on the Edge Hill Theatre and Media course. Elsie is Merseyside’s most experienced Director of musicals, with more than eighty to her credit – many at the Liverpool […]

 

Tricia Gaskell

Trish initially trained as an orchestral musician, playing flute and piccolo. Before she was 18 years old she was awarded qualifications in performance and teaching. Playing for her first musical at eleven years old, she took over as Musical Director for youth shows from the age of 14 years. After studying Law in Birmingham and […]

 

Charlotte Elverstone

Charlotte trained at Merseyside Dance and Drama Centre and graduated in 2000 with a Diploma in Performing Arts and ISTD teaching qualifications. In 2005 she returned to her training at Phil Winston’s Theatreworks in Blackpool. Some of her performances include “Robin Hood” and “Babes in the Wood” (Rhyl Pavilion), “The Echo Awards” (Liverpool King’s Dock), […]

 

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SURPRISE VISIT AT WIRRAL RESIDENTIAL HOME

Published: May 28th, 2017

Residents at The Pines residential care home in Bidston were treated to a surprise visit from some of our members last week. We took a break from our busy rehearsal schedule to spend time with residents and bring the magic of the musicals directly into ...

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OLIVER! OPEN AUDITIONS

Published: April 24th, 2017

We are soon holding a set of open auditions for our production of Lionel Bart’s ever-popular OLIVER!, to be staged at the Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool from Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th November, 2017. All auditions are being held at our headquarters – Alexander Hall, ...

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Highlights from the Musicals – Free Concert

Published: March 30th, 2017

BOST are presenting a free evening of solos, duets and chorus numbers from the fabulous world of musical theatre at the Floral Pavilion on the 21st April at 7pm. Kindly hosted by our special guest Claire Sweeney, and featuring songs from shows including Les Misérables, Carousel, Blood ...

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