AN OSWESTRY youth performing arts company took to the stage with its latest production that marked its second anniversary.

Audience members at Face2Face Performance Academy's staging of High School Musical also heard how the £1.45million Holroyd Community Theatre at Moreton Hall will be a future venue for the company.

Speaking at Theatre Severn after the closing night of High School Musical Michael Jenkins, Face2Face head coach and production director, said: “This was by far the best Face2Face production to date and the perfect way to celebrate our second birthday.

"The opportunity the Holroyd Community Theatre will bring to perform to our community in the heart of our community is something we are all immensely excited about."

When completed. the Holroyd Community Theatre will aim to provide a flexible and exciting performance space for artists from across the region.

Young performers from the Face2Face, who are drawn from schools around north Shropshire and across the border, who meet each week at Moreton Hall, the new venue will provide them with a professional performance space on their doorstep

Katy Tanner, the theatre's development director, said: "We were delighted to have the chance to showcase the kind of talent which we know will be taking to the Holroyd stage and we can’t wait to see Face2Face in this exciting new venue, later this year."