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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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BOA is TEN

This year we are celebrating our 10th Anniversary. Since 2011 over 3000 students have graduated and forged successful careers across a diverse mix of industries. BOA Alumni include BRIT Award nominees, TV and West End stars, and work across a broad range of roles in the creative sector.
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Pathways

Shows &
Events

 

  • 19
    Oct

    Year 12 Settling in Evening
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    20
    Oct

    Student Exhibition
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    25
    Oct

    October Half Term
      5||General,13||Term Dates,

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    Alumni

    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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