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Spotlights Guide to Rehearsing Outside of the Rehearsal Room

Blog, STAR 1 2 & 3 - March 14, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

Our Star 12&3 students age 7-16 will soon be presenting their productions of The Wizard of Oz.  Right now we are in the thick of the rehearsals.  Here are our top 5 tips on how to keep rehearsing outside of the rehearsal room.   The build-up to a show is very exciting, it’s like creating […]

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Five ideas for building and developing a character and making it your own

Blog, STAR 1 2 & 3 - March 2, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

Playing a character, is one of the most exciting things about acting training and being part of a theatre school. One day you’re a superhero whose mission it is to save the world, and the next you’re playing a wicked witch with a wonderfully scary laugh. There are lots of ways an actor can build […]

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Spotlights Guide to Rehearsals – Our Top 10 Tips

Blog, STAR 1 2 & 3 - February 20, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

Our Star 12&3 students age 7-16 will soon be presenting their productions of The Wizard of Oz.  Right now we are in the thick of the rehearsals.  Here are our top 10 tips for getting the most out of rehearsal process.   The casting has been announced, everyone knows which role they’re playing, the rehearsal […]

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Valentine’s Day Love Stories

Blog, Little Stars - February 14, 2018 - 0 Comments - by

Valentine’s Day Love Stories At Spotlights, we love, love stories! In honour of Valentine’s Day, we thought we’d remember our favourite heart filled moments, from the stories our students have based some of their performances on, over the years. The Lion King  ‘The Circle of Life’ continues with Nala and Simba; childhood friends who later […]

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Celebrate Roald Dahl Day

Blog, Little Stars, Roald Dahl - September 13, 2016 - 0 Comments - by

Today is Roald Dahl Day, 100 years since his birth.   We are especially excited as all our Little Stars classes for 4-6 year olds are creating a mini musical version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory this term. Each week we will introduce the characters from this classic tale.  Through improvisation, role-play and storytelling […]

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5 First Aid tips that could save a child’s life

Blog, First Aid - September 1, 2016 - 0 Comments - by

This week we caught up with Spotlights parent Sam Jones who offers first aid training for families.  Through her company First Aid 4 Staff Sam has helped lots of families be more confident about what to do in an emergency.   Did you know 80 children attend A&E EVERY day due to a choking incident? […]

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Spotlight on the Davey family

Blog, Little Stars, STAR 1 2 & 3, STAR System - August 25, 2016 - 0 Comments - by

This week we checked in with the Davey family to find out how Emma (age 9) and Jack (age 6) have been doing in our drama, dance and singing classes in Orpington.   Both Emma and Jack started in our Little Stars class at the age of 4.  Emma has now graduated into our three […]

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Spotlight on the Skillicorn family

Blog, Little Stars, STAR System - August 16, 2016 - 0 Comments - by

We recently caught up with the Skillicorn family to find out how Thomas (age 7) has been doing in our Little Stars drama, dance and singing classes in Croydon   Thomas has been coming to Spotlights for 18 months now.  We wanted to know what attracted his dad, Paul, to Spotlights in the first place: […]

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Pokemon Go! – A Parent’s Guide

Blog - July 20, 2016 - 0 Comments - by

Pokemon Go! – A Parent’s Guide and our tips for helping your child navigate the “real” world   The latest phone app game craze hit the UK this week.  If you haven’t heard of it yet we’re sure you soon will.  It’s called Pokemon Go! The game is an app that you install on a […]

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Spotlight on the Lam family

Blog - July 14, 2016 - 0 Comments - by

We recently caught up with the Lam family to find out how Morgan (age 11) and Lexi (age 4) have been doing in our drama, dance and singing classes in Orpington.   Morgan has been coming to Spotlights since she was little and her younger sister Lexi has recently joined.  We wanted to know what […]

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