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Steve Ball, Principal at BOA Stage & Screen Production, and Gaynor Cheshire, CEO of the BOA Group, recently hosted an exclusive visit for local broadcast media as regeneration work gets underway ahead of the academy’s opening this September.

Steve Ball, Principal at BOA Stage & Screen Production, being interviewed by BBC Midlands Today at the academy’s site near the Jewellery Quarter.

Journalists from BBC Midlands Today and Black Country Radio visited the site of the brand-new academy for a sneak preview of BOA Stage & Screen Production before major regeneration work begins. Steve and Gaynor spoke to reporters about what the future holds for Birmingham and the West Midlands’ creative sector post-Covid and why the opening of BOA Stage & Screen Production is so important for young people and the wider industry.

Steve was also interviewed by local stations BBC Radio WM, Free Radio Birmingham, Heart West Midlands, Capital Birmingham and Smooth West Midlands - discussing his aims and ambitions for BOA Stage & Screen Production, and the importance of investing in the next generation of creative talent.

With 25 pieces of regional broadcast coverage and a combined reach of over 11 million people, it’s great to see BOA Stage & Screen Production hitting the headlines and getting people talking. Simply click on the link below to listen back and find out more about the brand-new academy.

BOA Stage & Screen Production is an industry-led 16-19 academy specialising in film, TV, online and theatre production, opening in September 2021. It will provide young people with unrivalled vocational training and work opportunities, equipping them with the future-proof skills and experience required to thrive in the creative industries.

Are you interested in applying to BOA Stage & Screen Production? For more information and to complete our online application form, simply click on this link.


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