So you want to be an actor?

By Phil Cole and Jude Hill It takes a lot of hard graft, tenacity and commitment to be an actor and we know that many of our students have a real passion for the performing arts. Being professional actors and singers, we regularly sit in during the drama and singing lessons in our school and …

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Boosting confidence through performing arts

By Lyndsey Winstanley Performing arts promotes working as a team while also encouraging and developing individual talents. Children will be more confident in themselves and how they interact in groups, which is an important skill for future life. One of the best things about my job is watching nervous children develop into confident students. …

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A masterclass in singing

By Phil Gostelow Singing technique is vital for a long and healthy career. If you look after your instrument, it will look after you for the rest of your life. You don’t want a sore throat when singing or your voice to have an edge to it. Having the technique to be able to control …

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Improving your dance technique

By Deborah Laws It doesn’t matter how many dance classes you take, there is always room for improvement when it comes to technique. It may be that you want to improve your jumps, your turns or your floor work, if you are not seeing any improvement, it is probably time to go back to basics …

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Performance skills in dance

Performance skills in dance By Amy Latchman Dance is so much more than learning the steps and presenting them well. To produce the best performance possible, you will need to feel the music and make the steps tell a story. You may be dancing, but you will need all your acting skills to produce your …

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