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A Momentous Week in All Our Lives
Published: March 26th, 2020 by theatretrain

A Momentous Week in All Our Lives

A momentous week in all our lives. We are confronted with new unpalatable choices. Social distancing is difficult for humans because we are essentially pack animals. Our acting, dancing & singing lessons are no more until schools reopen. Many of us now have no income yet we still have bills and obligations to meet. It […]

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The Show Must Go On
Published: March 19th, 2020 by theatretrain

The Show Must Go On

It’s a tired old cliché in the world of performing arts schools but like all clichés there’s an element of truth. It’s shocking when the world we know is suddenly changed before our eyes. We find ourselves in another place of cliché – being outside our comfort zone. As artistic people we are however equipped […]

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Contagious Emotion
Published: March 12th, 2020 by theatretrain

Contagious Emotion

Maybe this is a brave title in the days of Coronavirus but it is the title of research currently being carried out at Reading University. What does that have to do with a performing arts school? ​ The postgraduate study looks at how people pick up and join what is going on around them. I […]

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Commitment
Published: February 20th, 2020 by theatretrain

Commitment

So, you attend theatre classes, become part of a team and start to work on a show. At this point we always ask our pupils to commit to the project and see it through to the end. It’s great fun finding out what you do and how to create theatrical magic in our performing arts […]

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Being A Leader
Published: February 13th, 2020 by theatretrain

Being A Leader

At our performing arts school we believe a lot in leaders. People who step up, do what they do with confidence and lead the way. In dance isn’t there always that person in the front line who is giving the actions a bit more flair, who knows the steps earlier and always gets them right?  […]

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