Take Off! for the High Flyers’ Theatre Company

L-R Gerard Bentley, Iona Erskine, Przemystaw (Ruddi) Czerwonik, Kathryn Charlton, Gary Smyth, John Higgins

This year’s the drama group from AMH New Horizons Downpatrick , worked tremendously hard to put on a holiday themed show entitled ‘The Sky’s the Limit’ as part of a CCEA Performance Skills qualification.

The show comprised of 3 scenes which traced the character journeys from Cloud9 Airport to the sunny skies of Majorca!
We asked the troupe of actor’s to tell us about their experience …
Gerard – ‘It is exciting and thrilling to perform in front of an audience – I challenged myself in a way that I never thought I would be able to’ 
Iona – ‘It is exhilarating to see the end product of the months of hard work have such a positive audience reaction. It was a cathartic experience’ 
Gary – ‘The sense of achievement is amazing. It was so uplifting to have taken part in the performance’ 
Kathryn – ‘I feel humbled that the audience were so supportive of what we had created. Theatre has helped me to deal with anxiety. I feel I have more confidence to interact with new people’
Many congratulations to you all – inspirational! Well done!
Our Theatre Group take part in the “Working it Out” project at AMH New Horizons Downpatrick, which is part funded through the Northern Ireland European Social Fund Programme 2014-2020, the Department for the Economy and the five NI Health & Social Care Trusts.

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