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Theatre Unboxed

West End Ladies

Theatre Unboxed consist of workshops which allowed ladies aged 16+ to learn routines and songs from west-end musicals, taught by professional performers.

The project ran at Chesterford Community Centre, which offered 2 large spaces to run the classes. The project was organised by Laura Thomas and delivered by the professional dancers and singers from Theatre Unboxed. Initially it was set up as an afternoon workshop that saw different activities take place, with participants choosing to take part in 5 of their choice. The afternoon culminated in an informal performance of routines learnt in front of their family and friends.

The project was initially set up to see if there was an interest in starting a new adult dance/musical theatre group. Individuals attended an afternoon session as a free taster to then be able to join the Theatre Unboxed group at a discounted rate.


Group 1
Who's it for?
Ladies in the local community aged 16+
Goal 1
Prime Objective:
to show how physical activity can be fun
Goal 2
Second Objective:
encourage participants to join a local musical theatre group
Local women of all ages were inspired and challenged to achieve their best. It was an afternoon of physical exertion, personal triumphs and friendships made.
Laura, Instructor
Theatre Unboxed Selfie group
ladies attended the workshop
said they would attend again
ladies have signed up to further activities
It was an extremely fun experience! It really showed what women could achieve when they support and encourage one another.
A participant