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Oh What A Night!

CBA was transported to the world of the West End Musical at the end of year concert.

Numbers from the hit  stage shows Hairspray, Les Miserables, Billy Elliot, Bombay Dream, Evita and Mama Mia were performed with gusto at the concert, which marked a fitting end to the CBA's first year.

More than 70 students were involved in the one and a half hour show, which had taken hundreds of rehearsals hours throughout the past four months to put together.

There were solo numbers and large troupe dances, plus some excellent drama to make sure the audience were kept thoroughly entertained.

The show was produced and directed by the Francia Dickinson and Daryl Handy.

Miss Dickinson said: "There was a tremendous amount of hard work that went into the production, as it was quite a feat to pull off six different musicals.

"But it was an incredible night and I am so proud of the students and all their hard work.

"It was great to be able to show the talent that we have within the CBA student body".

Solo singing performances were given by Charlie Bell, Brandon Bennett, Josie Murray, Nenyasha Mukumbuzi, Kyle Murrie and Andile Chiwita.

There were also solo dance performances by Jesse Moffat, Luke Reilly and Melissa Owens.

The theatre was packed with parents who were keen to see all result of their child's hard work.

At the end of the  night Principal Andrew Campbell paid tribute to the excellent achievement of all staff and students who brought the show to the stage.

Many departments had been involved in the putting the production together.  A production club was set up during session 3 and run by Elizabeth Hopkins; costumes were made by Cath Davis's team; the music department took charge of the musical arrangements and many students were also involved in making the props.