In April 2021 we invite your Little Star to take part in our Trolls production
In April 2021 we invite your Little Star to take part in our Trolls production
Calling all 7-18 year olds for our Grease production in 2021
For in-person classes, we will be strictly following the current government guidelines. This means: Class sizes maximum of 15 No mixing between class bubbles 2-meter distancing in classes Regular hand washing Sanitising stations in place Staggered start and end times for different groups One bathroom per group that will be regularly cleaned All teachers Covid safe […]
We have an amazing week of online workshops for children age 4-7 years This online workshop will be running from Monday 27th July to Friday 31st July. For two of these sessions, we will be joined by some very special guest teachers. For one lesson Oti Mabuse of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing will be hosting […]
As Spotlights celebrates its 14th birthday this week it brought into focus my thoughts, feelings (and fears) from when we first started in 2006. Whilst the time has flown I can still remember with total clarity the anxieties about starting out. Would anyone come to our open day. Would anyone want to sign up to […]
We are now running a programme of online drama, dance and singing classes. These classes will feature our professional DBS checked teachers. Classes are by age group and capped at 25 students to allow interaction with our teachers and classmates. Classes are after school and on Saturdays. Great value monthly subscriptions. For further details of […]
Autumn Term classes for 7-16 Year Olds It’s the start of a new term at Spotlights. That means for our students in Stars 1,2&3 (age 7-16) it’s time to develop new skills and techniques in drama, dance and singing. At the end of this term they will present a showcase of class work to family […]
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory for 4-6 Year Olds Every term our pupils age 4-6 at our Little Stars classes take part in a mini-musical. This autumn term our Little Stars will be having an adventure with Charlie, Willy Wonka and all their friends. They will be introduced to the characters in this story by […]
Mary Poppins summer workshop for 7-16 year olds This summer holiday we invite your child to take part in our Mary Poppins workshop for 7-16 year olds. Our summer workshop is an exciting mix of drama, dance and singing taught by our professional team. On the last day of the workshop your child will perform […]
Toy Story summer workshop for 4-6 year olds This summer holiday we invite your child to take part in our Toy Story workshop for 4-6 year olds. A whole week of fun where they will meet Woody, Buzz, Jessie and all their friends. Our summer holiday workshop is an exciting mix of drama, dance and […]
Peter Pan for 4-6 Year Olds Every term our pupils age 4-6 at our Little Stars classes take part in a mini-musical. This summer term our Little Stars will be having an adventure in Neverland with Peter Pan, Wendy, and all their friends. They will be introduced to the characters in this story by our […]
Summertime classes for 7-16 Year Olds It’s summertime at Spotlights. That means for our students in Stars 1,2&3 (age 7-16) it’s time to try out new skills and techniques in drama, dance and singing. There is no pressure of a show this summer term so it’s time to get creative with our class content. We […]
Annie for 7-16 Year Olds This spring our students age 7-16 are working on their latest musical theatre production – Annie! Every child will have a part to play in this classic story. Over the coming weeks we will introduce the key characters, songs and dances and all cast members will have the opportunity to […]
Aladdin for 4-6 Year Olds Every term our pupils age 4-6 at our Little Stars classes take part in a mini musical. This spring term our Little Stars will be having an Arabian adventure with Aladdin, Princess Jasmine and all their friends. They will be introduced to the characters in this story by our amazing […]
Wizard of Oz for 4-6 Year Olds Every term our pupils age 4-6 at our Little Stars classes take part in a mini musical. This September our Little Stars will be having an adventure along the Yellow Brick Road and meeting Dorothy, Toto and all their friends. They will be introduced to the characters in […]
Autumn Term 2018 for 7-16 Year Olds At Spotlights, we’re counting down the days until we go back to school! We love September at Spotlights. It means that we will welcome back our awesome students to our classes and we will open our doors to any new students where we have space available. If you […]
Sing Summer Workshop 2018 – Review As summer draws to a close we have been looking back at our brilliant workshops for 4-6 year olds over the summer break. Our talented Little Stars aged 4 to 6, had so much fun at the ‘Sing’ Spotlights summer schools in West Wickham and Orpington, this July and August. […]
The Little Shop of Horrors – Regents Park Theatre If you haven’t yet experienced the pure magic and joy of the Open-Air Theatre in London’s Regents Park, I cannot recommend the experience highly enough. I first went to Regent’s Park Open-Air Theatre, when I was at secondary school, to see a very memorable production of ‘A […]
The Greatest Showman Workshop 2018 – Review The Spotlights summer schools 2018 in West Wickham and Orpington for students aged 7 to 16 were absolutely brilliant! This summer workshop was open to anyone aged 7 to 16. You might be an experienced performer, or you may be coming to a theatre school for the first […]
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 […]
We are excited to announce the details of our next production with our Stars 1,2&3. All Stars 1,2&3 students will be performing their Wizard of Oz shows at an amazing theatre space – Langley Park Performing Arts Centre, Beckenham on Sunday 29th April 2018. The address of the venue is Langley Park Performing Arts […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Spotlights – Refer A Friend Weekends We love it when current parents tell their friends about our classes. As a thank you we provide a £20 M&S voucher for each referral*. We are relaunching Spotlights refer a friend scheme and we would love to see any new faces at our drama, dance and singing […]
The Spotlights team recently attended refresher First Aid training with the crew at FirstAid4Staff The course was designed specifically for Spotlights to include the best way to deal with First Aid issues for children and teens. The topics covered included dealing with accidents, monitoring the situation and the correct order of steps to follow when […]
Spotlights students win Bromley’s Got Talent Last weekend two of our talented students won the teens category in Bromley’s Got Talent in aid of Cystic Fibrosis. Our students Shaye Lei and Charlotte both sang solo and impressed the team of celebrity judges winning their teen category. Faye, Co-Director of Spotlights said, “It was an honour […]
This summer Spotlights will re-create the magic of Trolls (age 4-6) and School of Rock (age 7-16) in just 1 week! Students are divided into classes by age and there will be two costumed performances at the end of the week, one for each age group. 4 to 6 years – Trolls A great way for […]
This April the theme of our Little Stars classes for 4-6 year old’s is based on P.L. Travers’ classic story – Mary Poppins. Each week we will be looking at the characters from the story and through drama games and exercises your child will have the opportunity to role-play a day in the life of […]
Well done Patrick in Emmy Kids Award winning TV movie “Peter and Wendy” We are so proud of our student Patrick who played the role of Michael in ITV movie “Peter and Wendy”. This movie has just won “Best TV Movie or Mini-Series” at the 2017 International Emmy© Kids Awards. ‘Peter and Wendy’ is the […]
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 […]
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? […]
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 […]
The summer is really flying by and I can’t wait to get back into the drama studio at Venue 28 in Beckenham and work with our Star 4 students, aged 16-18. It seems appropriate on the day that A-Level results are published to be thinking about our training specially designed for 16-18 year olds […]
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: […]
This September the theme of our Little Stars classes for 4-6 year old’s is based on Roald Dahl’s classic story – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Each week we will be looking at the characters from the story and through drama games and exercises your child will have the opportunity to role-play a day […]
We’ve just received our most recent LAMDA group acting exam results and I’m delighted that yet again the students have achieved a fantastic set of results. They’ve been awarded 4 Distinctions and a High Merit grade at Entry Level, Grade 2, Grade 5 and Grade 6. These results are outstanding! I know that some […]
West End Training At Young Michael Jackson School for Marcellus We are so proud of our student, Marcellus, who recently aced his audition in front of a top West End children’s casting director and is now through to Young Michael Jackson (YMJ) School this summer. This training is in preparation for the opportunity to […]
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 […]
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 […]
This summer Spotlights will re-create the magic of Alice in Wonderland (age 4-6) and Shrek the Musical in just 1 week! Students are divided into classes by age and there will be two costumed performances at the end of the week, one for each age group. 4 to 6 years – Alice in Wonderland A […]
This term our Little Stars (age 4-6) will be having an adventure in Neverland with Peter Pan, Wendy and all their friends. Your own Little Star can join the fun at our classes for 4-6 year olds. Each week our creative classes will introduce your child to special songs and dances based on this classic […]
This October 1/2 term we are offering a fantastic hip-hop dance workshop with guest teacher, the very talented, Sophie Bell. The 1 day intensive class will be on Thursday 29th October at Glebe School, West Wickham. Open to chilren age 7-16 years of all dance ability. Only £25 for the day. Please get in touch […]
We are very excited to announce a range of new classes from September 2015 at Venue 28 in Beckenham (next to The Spa). Venue 28 has recently undergone extensive refurbishment and now offers a range of beautiful spaces for our classes including a sprung floor in the dance studio. FREE trial sessions are available to […]
This summer Spotlights will re-create the magic of Annie the Musical in just 1 week! Students are divided into classes by age and there will be two costumed performances at the end of the week, one for each age group. This year we are running 1 week courses in West Wickham at the start and […]
At our Little Stars class for 4-6 years in Croydon this term your child will go on a Frozen adventure meeting all their favourite characters from this new classic story along the way. Each week through fun games, songs and dancing your child will learn new skills and make new friends. Get in touch now […]
Congratulations to Lailah for her role in a new BBC film “Guin and the Dragon”. Lailah has been a student with us at Bromley from day 1 and it’s fantastic that her natural talent and training with Spotlights Theatre School has lead to a role in this film. The film follows the story of a […]
Little Stars Toy Adventure This autumn all our Little Stars will be going on a fantastic Toy Story adventure. Along the way your child will meet some of their favourite characters from this charming trilogy. Each week your child will learn funky choreography, great songs and make new friends as they all learn the ultimate […]
New classes launching September 2014 We are excited to announce a number of new classes and venues opening this September. We are now offering after school Little Stars classes for 4-6 years at Perry Hall (Orpington) on Mondays and St Christopher’s The Hall School (Beckenham) on Wednesdays. We are also launching a new venue for […]
This summer Spotlights will re-create the magic of Matilda the Musical in just 1 week! Students are divided into classes by age and there will be two costumed performances at the end of the week, one for each age group. This year we are running 1 week courses in both West Wickham and Orpington. 4 […]
Little Stars classes (age 4-6) are all about Frozen this term. Your child will meet some of their favourite characters from this Wintery tale. As part of the journey your child will learn a mixture of songs, dances and storytelling. At the end of the term you will see for yourself how much fun they […]
Congratulations to Sophia who has been awarded a music scholarship at Bromley High School.
Peter Pan Congratulations to Spotlights students who will be playing the parts of John, Michael and The Lost Boys in Peter Pan at The Churchill Theatre, Bromley this pantomime season. Our boys will be on stage with Jennifer Ellison (Dancing On Ice) as Peter Pan, EastEnders evil Dr Yusef Khan Ace Bhatti as Captain Hook, […]
Shrek Congratulations to Grace who is making her West End debut playing young Shrek at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. This pic shows Grace being fitted for her Shrek suit! Oliver! Congratulations to Josh (playing Oliver), Abbea (playing Bett), George (playing Charlie Bates) and Megan, Mae, Niamh (Fagin’s Gang). After an intense round of auditions they […]
Congratulations to competition winners Emily, Joseph and Henry who went to visit the O2…
Congratulations to Jasmine, Niamh and Tilly who are all in the cast of Jungle Book this summer at the Ashcroft Theatre in Croydon. This is a professional touring production by Bruce James. The competition to get into the cast was fierce, so well done to everyone who took part.
Annie We are currently working with Chris Moreno and Playhouse Productions with their professional production of Annie which is on a national tour. All the orphans in the Bromley version of the show are from Spotlights. Our students will be working with Su Pollard of Hi-De-Hi fame and a professional cast. Copy Cats More families […]
Main School students received a special dance workshop from professional dancer Melissa Conner. Melissa has previously toured across Europe with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s production of Starlight Express.
Congratulations to our LAMDA students who all achieved a distinction in their drama exams.
Our main school students welcomed Lee Bridgman, former cast member of Wicked, for a masterclass.
Spotlights have been shortlisted in the What’s On 4 Little Ones Awards 2010. To vote for us simply select “Spotlights Theatre School” at www.whatson4littleones.co.uk/awards.asp. We really appreciate your support.
Congratulations to Louie for his performances at Greenwich Theatre in “The Duchess of Malfi”
Another fantastic result for our students who recently completed group exam grade 2 and achieved a distinction (again) – this is the highest possible grade and reflects their hard work.
This membership ensures we stay informed on the key issues around bullying that effect schools and allow us to contribute to best practice in tackling bullying.
All Little Star groups really shone last term with fantastic performances of Peter Pan. A huge thank you to all parents and friends who helped to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital.
The Mayor of Bromley Denise Reddin lent her support to Spotlights Theatre School anti-bullying workshop at Pratts Bottom Primary on Friday 13th February and praised the original initiative. Spotlights originally offered workshops to schools across the Borough of Bromley during anti-bullying week in 2008 but the demand from schools has been so high that Spotlights […]