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Norfolk student named Eastern Region’s Young Performer of the Year

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Korben, won the award for his role as Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Echo Youth Theatre and the role of ‘Michael’ in Elf The Musical with Threshold Theatre Company.

Korben said:

“I am so happy to have achieved the young performer of the year award.  It wouldn’t be possible without the support of the school and my family. I have been singing and dancing since the age of 4 and it has been an amazing adventure to perform with brilliant theatre groups this year, who have helped me pursue my dream.”

Mr Hugh Pearson, Subject Leader for Drama at ASHS:

“Korben is an exceptional talent who shows huge sensitivity in his work, can communicate powerfully with an audience and possesses a talent that is matched by a huge sense of humility and work ethic. Korben richly deserves this success and shows enormous promise as an actor.“

Head of School, Mr Rob Connelly said:

“We are delighted to learn of Korben’s recent success. Korben is an incredibly dedicated student who has a drive and determination that will, no doubt, continue to lead to great success. Korben lights up the room and has an infectious personality. We are all incredibly proud of this wonderful achievement.”