19 May-26 May

BEAT for ages 13-19 with Faz Shah and Oldham Theatre Workshop

  • Synopsis

    Beat boxing and performance workshops for young people aged 13-19. BEAT will take place most Sundays at Coliseum at the Roundabout.

    Workshops: 1.30pm-4.00pm
    To book tickets, please click on performance tab above.

    Faz Shah

    Starting his violin studies aged 6 and from Oldham, Greater Manchester, Faz Shah went on to pick up the piano aged 9 and beatboxing aged 13. He became passionate about theatre aged 14 and continued his studies at the Royal Northern College of Music and then Leeds College of Music. Faz now performs in various theatres as an actor muso/Music Director or as the composer. He has delivered educational projects and sessions with organisations including the Liverpool Philharmonic, the Hallé Orchestra, CBBC, CBeebies, Theatre in Prisons (TiPP), Stute Theatre, Oldham Theatre Workshop and the New Vic Theatre. He has delivered music projects in over 100 schools nationwide and is currently the ambassador for Music Mark.

    Latest work:
    'The Not Forgotten' (2024) Co-composer
    'Princess Branwen and the Blackbird' (2024) MD
    'The Nutcracker - A Christmas Fairytale' (202324) MD
    'Johnny the Pig' (2023) Writer
    'Astley's Astounding Adventures' (2023) MD
    'The Night the Frost Fell' (2022) Actor muso
    'I Am No Bird' (2022) MD
    Beatboxing judge 'Saturday Mashup' 2021 (CBBC)
    R&D with producer Scott Ralph (2022)
    Beauty & the Beast (2021
    2022) MD
    Coppelia, A Mystery (2021) Violinist


    Oldham Theatre Workshop

    Oldham Theatre Workshop provide a wide range of drama and theatre related workshops (acting, improvisation, singing, dancing and design) for young people aged 6-25 and opportunities to perform in major theatre productions. They also support local schools by delivering teacher training and drama activities both in and out of school time and undertake partnership projects with community groups and other agencies who wish to use drama as a medium for learning. Oldham Coliseum Theatre are proud to be in partnership with Oldham Theatre Workshop to develop our youth provision.

    Image Credit: Tim Simpson Photography

    All under 16s must be picked up and dropped off by an adult.
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    Sun 19 May: 1:30pm

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    Sun 26 May: 1:30pm

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