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Year 12 Information Evening

The evening provides you and your child with the opportunity to meet subject leaders and teachers. Click here for more info
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OPENING in September 2021: BOA Stage & Screen Production Academy. A new industry-led Post 16 academy specialising in Film, TV, Online and Theatre Arts Production is open for applications for the September 2021 Intake. For more information and to visit the website - click below.
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OPENING in September 2021: BOA Stage & Screen Production Academy. A new industry-led Post 16 academy specialising in Film, TV, Online and Theatre Arts Production is open for applications for the September 2021 Intake. For more information and to visit the website - click below.
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PAST SHOWS & EVENTS

Take a look at a selection of some past shows and events staged and organised by students from all pathways.
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Alumni News

Mahalia Burkmar, who studied at Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA) from 2012 - 2016 has won two awards, taking home Best R&B/Soul and Best Female at the 2020 MOBOs. (Photo credit Ian West PA)
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Award winning former students

Mahalia Burkmar- Nominated for Female Solo Artist - Brit Awards 2020

Mahalia Burkmar, who studied on the Dance pathway at BOA from 2014 - 2016 has recently released her new single 'Sober'. Mahalia is signed to Asylum Records and is currently touring the UK and Europe.

Mahalia graduated BOA with D*D*D* in 2016.



Harry Kirton - Plays the role of Finn Shelby in ‘Peaky Blinders’, which won the award for ‘Best drama’ at the NTA 2020.




Kuba Sprenger - Played the role of 'Ike Alterman'. Link to IMDB https://www.imdb.com/name/nm10837896/


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JOSHUA GANNON

JOSHUA GANNON

Joshua was a student on the Musical Theatre pathway at BOA from 2012-2014. Upon completion of his studies at BOA Joshua was awarded the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Scholarship to study Musical Theatre at the Guildford School of Acting.

In 2014, 8 students from the BOA Musical Theatre and Acting pathways also successfully gained places to train at the Guilford School of Acting.

Joshua has performed in:
Motel in Fiddler on the Roof (West End & Menier Chocolate Factory); Curly in Oklahoma! (Gordon Craig Theatre); Paul McCartney in Cilla (UK Tour, Bill Kenwright Ltd); Lesser Weasel and Cover Mole in The Wind in the Willows (London Palladium); Adam in Invision (Rehearsed reading, Cornay Denman Productions

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Mahalia Burkmar

Mahalia Burkmar, who studied on the Dance pathway at BOA from 2014 - 2016 has recently released her new single 'Sober'. Mahalia is signed to Asylum Records and is currently touring the UK and Europe.

We wish Mahalia all the best and be sure to show your support by visiting her website and checking out her new music video below!

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Ricardo Vina

Ricardo Vina graduated BOA Broadcast with D*D*D* in 2018.

He went on to study Motion Graphics & Titles at the National Film & Television School. After graduating in 2019 he is now employed by ITV as a Daytime Motion Graphics Designer.

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WILLIAM GLADSTONE

Will began his apprenticeship with ITV in September 2016 after leaving BOA’s Broadcast pathway with a D*D*D* grade. As this was the only apprenticeship available at ITV, the competition was high but William’s experience and knowledge of the broadcast industry allowed him to succeed and he began working at the London studios.

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