Theatre Blog

Peter Jöback to Play in London

Written by Monday, 27 October 2014
Swedish superstar Peter Jöback will be returning to London to perform a series of intimate live dates at London’s St James Theatre on 3rd, 4th and 5th November 2014.
Dystonian musical Urinetown marks its return to the West End by hosting a charity gala on 20th October 2014 to raise funds for today's global water crisis.
A new musical adventure is making its world premiere at the Curve Theatre this spring prior to its West End run. After recently finishing her stint in Wicked as Elphaba, Louise Dearman leads the cast of a brand new musical based on Charles Kingsley’s novel The Water Babies. She will make her Curve debut playing Mrs D, whilst BBC1’s Over the Rainbow finalist Lauren Samuels has also been confirmed for the cast as Ellie.
MOVE IT is returning to London Olympia from 7-9th March for another action-packed dance event. If you are a performing arts student looking to get more involved with dance then this event is for you! Up to 20,000 dancers attend each year and is open to all dance styles; from ballet to ballroom, belly dance and hip-hop.

New Musical Theatre Initiative Launched

Written by Friday, 27 December 2013
Leicester Square Theatre has launched an exciting new initiative to discover emerging talent in Musical Theatre. The New Musical Project invites writers to submit a new, unpublished or never previously performed one-act musical, with the winning work receiving a fully-staged production at the venue’s Lounge space for a four-week run.

Exploring Mental Health Issues Through Literature

Written by Thursday, 19 December 2013
As we all remember from our own childhood, children’s tales traditionally have a theme embedded. A ‘moral of the story’ continued throughout, which firmly gets the message in place. Don’t fib, don’t be unkind, don’t talk to strangers etc. etc. Fast forward to secondary school and the literature is likely to have a similarly distinct message; respect yourself; stay away from drugs etc.
No matter what age you are, going off to university or a performing arts college for the first time can be daunting. If you're a performing arts student your course will expect you to study long hours.  This will not just be physically demanding on your body, but also mentally.  We look at the challenges you may face, and how best to overcome them.
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