A Season of Love for Charity

Our immensely talented choreographer, Colette Murray, sat down with the Evening Express and previewed our upcoming production of Seasons of Love. We are delighted to confirm that all of the proceeds will go to our favourite charity; Grampian Women's Aid.

Seasons of Love brings hit musicals to Aberdeen

Spring is just around the corner, and with its arrival comes a new Phoenix Theatre production. Seasons of Love, a compilation of show-stopping musical numbers, will be performed at the Arts Centre and Theatre from Thursday, March 5, to Saturday, March 7.

The production promises something for everyone, with scenes from shows including West Side Story, Shrek, Matilda, The King and I and Jekyll and Hyde. Cash raised will go to Grampian Women’s Aid. Phoenix member Colette Murray has choreographed each piece and will also perform in a dance duet.

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A Burns Subsea Supper

Phoenix Theatre were honoured to be asked to host a Burns Supper at Drum Castle for clients of i-tech 7, a division of Subsea 7.

Throughout the evening, our performers kept spirits high with speeches and songs including "The Selkirk Grace", "The Toast to the Lassies", "To a Mouse" and "Whistle and I'll Come to Ye, My Lad." After dinner, our Musical Director Kevin Haggart continued the entertainment with classical Burns music from the piano and everyone rounded the evening off, in the amazing setting of the Drum Castle Library, with a rousing rendition of "Auld Lang Syne."

Masquerading for Munro's

Phoenix Theatre were delighted to provide a little mystery and magic to Munro's Travel Group's client night at the Hilton Treetops Hotel in Aberdeen.

After welcoming the guests to the venue, our dancers were the belles of the ball, performing their popular Masquerade routine to a rapt audience.

A Strictly Excellent Evening

Phoenix Youth Theatre were delighted to perform alongside 'Strictly Come Dancing' stars Pasha Kovalev and Katya Virshilas at the Aberdeen Music Hall.

For the second year in a row, Phoenix Youth Theatre were asked to provide guest dancers for the 'Strictly' tour, and the children who attend our dance classes were only too happy to oblige. The children were choreographed by Phoenix Youth Dance Teacher and Phoenix Theatre Choreographer, Colette Murray, alongside her assistants Ian Baxter, Liam Urquhart and Arran Mcaskill.

The children, all from Aberdeen and the North East, are aged 8-18 years and attend Phoenix Youth Theatre's acting, singing and dancing classes.

Bling Fling 2014

Phoenix Theatre were thrilled to once again be on hand to help at the sixth annual Bling Fling Charity Walk at Duthie Park.

Following the walk, our dancers treated the walkers to our 'Dirty Dancing' cabaret and four of our young stars gave a sneak preview of a number from Phoenix Youth Theatre's 'The Pajama Game'.

Whether it's assisting with the raffle, tidying up, or dancing the night away, the Bling Fling is always an annual highlight for Phoenix Theatre.

Legally Blonde North-East Premiere

Phoenix Theatre is delighted to announce that we will be bringing the North-East amateur premiere of 'Legally Blonde: The Musical' to His Majesty's Theatre in February 2016!

The hit musical, based on the MGM motion picture starring Reese Witherspoon, is sure to delight Aberdeen audiences. And we're sure our cast members won't object either!

Time of Their Lives for Happy Couple

Phoenix Theatre were honoured to be asked to provide entertainment for a wedding reception at Meldrum House in Oldmeldrum.

Our dancers performed our 'Dirty Dancing' cabaret, featuring several dance numbers from the film. The wedding guests sang along as 'Time of Our Lives' closed out the performance. The happy couple were as delighted as they were speechless with the surprise that their families had organised for them. And Phoenix Theatre were proud to be that surprise.

Show Tunes for Shell

Phoenix Theatre were delighted to provide entertainment for Shell's security seminar at their Woodbank conference and leisure facility.

Phoenix's own Kevin Haggart entertained throughout dinner with his prowess on the piano. Later, six of our singers wowed the guests with songs from the likes of 'Guys & Dolls', 'My Fair Lady', 'Wicked' and 'Into The Woods'. Some of the guests even started to sing along! And our stars were honoured when they were given a final standing ovation.

Phoenix rejoins Ellen Kent for Aida and Nabucco

Phoenix Theatre and Phoenix Youth Theatre were proud to once again be part of Ellen Kent & Opera International's professional touring productions.

We were delighted to provide a group of 14 adults, 8 senior pupils and 10 junior pupils for productions of 'Aida' and 'Nabucco' at Aberdeen's His Majesty's Theatre. Phoenix Theatre has been providing groups of adults and children for Ellen Kent tours since 2007.

Chicago Cabaret for Petrofac

Phoenix Theatre provided a touch of 20s glitz and glamour to Petrofac's Chicago-themed dinner dance at Maryculter House Hotel.

Our four gorgeous girls, flanked by two male singers, lit up the room with a number of dances and songs from the Broadway show 'Chicago', to the toe-tapping delight of the guests.

The Great Chicago Gatsby at Ardoe

Phoenix Theatre were on hand to add a little 'Razzle Dazzle' to Dana Petroleum's Great Gatsby-themed dinner dance at the Ardoe House Hotel.

Our glamorous performers greeted the guests before getting the festivities underway with a number of songs from the hit musical 'Chicago'.

Lindsey and Jill's Kitchen Fame

Phoenix Theatre's Lindsey Cornwell and Jill Smith were delighted to record a radio advert for Kitchens Direct this week.

The campaign, organised through STV Advertising, sees our two glamorous ladies chat away about kitchens in a delightfully authentic Doric manner. Listen out for it across the North East's local radio stations.

Willy Wonka and the Pap Snappers

Phoenix Theatre were delighted to attend a company BBQ for Nexen, with our Willy Wonka and Oompa Loompas running amok, much to the amusement of everyone in attendence.

The event took place at Lochinch Farm in Nigg, and our paparazzi were also on hand, snapping away, adding to the frivolity throughout the day.

Moulin Rouge at Skibo Castle

Phoenix Theatre were delighted to be back at Skibo Castle once again - this time as part of a 'Moulin Rouge' themed extravagant birthday party.

Our dancers performed a number of songs, including "Roxanne", "Nature Boy" and "Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend". We also provided other performers to mingle and interact with the guests throughout the evening's festivities.

A 'Mad' Taste of Grampian

Phoenix Theatre's own 'Mad Hatter' (Aneeka Anderson) was on hand at the annual Taste of Grampian event to help publicise Banchory Lodge's afternoon teas.

She had a great time and a very merry unbirthday, indeed!

Bond at the Beach Ballroom

Phoenix Theatre provided a touch of glamour at the Beach Ballroom for Aberdeen City Council's Common Good Fund's evening for the deaf and blind.

Our performers welcomed guests and got proceedings underway with our 'James Bond' routine. Following the meal, they had a wonderful time, dancing the night away.

Bling Fling 2013

Phoenix Theatre were thrilled to once again help out at this year's Bling Fling Charity Walk at Duthie Park.

Our very own Calum Stewart was on MC duties before the walk, providing updates and his own unique style of banter. Later on, the walkers were treated to entertainment in the Winter Gardens, with Phoenix performing both our 'James Bond' and 'Rio Carnival' routines.

From selling raffle tickets to tidying up at the end of the night, our happy helpers had a fantastic day with the girls.