New Ways will be Found
Published: April 2nd, 2020 by theatretrain

New Ways will be Found

In a couple of weeks our world has changed and so has our performing arts schools. It is dawning on us that we are living through a major change in our world and that world we knew will be different in the future. Some people are scared by this and want to cling to the […]

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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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Getting It Together
Published: March 5th, 2020 by theatretrain

Getting It Together

Getting your act together, putting on a show. We all know that rehearsals are part of the job. Preparing a show is a lengthy process and it goes through several different stages. First you find out who you are and what you do. This applies to singers and dancers as well as to actors. There […]

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