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Our Top 5 Theatre Podcasts

Blog - March 26, 2020 - 0 Comments - by

If your missing your Theatre fun at the moment don’t worry we’ve got you covered. We’ve put together our Top 5 Theatre Podcasts, that will certainly make you feel like you have front row seats! Our Top 5 Theatre Podcasts Backstage With‘Backstage With’ takes fans behind the scenes with the biggest names in musical theatre […]

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Little Stars Summer Term- ‘The Lion King’ for 4-6 year Olds

Blog, Little Stars - March 11, 2020 - 0 Comments - by

Get ready to roar!! This Summer Term our Little Stars (children aged 4-6) will be performing ‘The Lion King’. Our classes will see the children bringing to life the much- loved characters of Simba, Timon and Pumbaa as they embark on an unforgettable journey to Pride Rock. Through our tailored lessons our ‘Little Stars’ can […]

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Spotlight on… Jade our ‘Marketing Assistant’

Blog - March 5, 2020 - 0 Comments - by

My Spotlights journey began in 2012, and it has truly been the best thing to of happened to me! Little did I know that 8 years on I would be completing my university placement working at the Spotlights office as a ‘Marketing Assistant’. I first joined Spotlights in 2012, I had been looking for a […]

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Congratulations to our Student Lauren!

Blog - February 25, 2020 - 0 Comments - by

A huge congratulations to our student Lauren who has been offered three separate Drama Scholarships at Bromley High, Colfe’s School and St Dunstan’s college. Lauren has been attending Spotlights since she was five years old showing a real passion for the performing arts at such a young age. Lauren has always been a dedicated student […]

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Top Tips to help your child perform with confidence- Parenting Coach Caroline Rowett

Blog - February 20, 2020 - 0 Comments - by

We recently met with Caroline Rowett, a expert parenting coach. Below Caroline has identified 8 ways you can help your child perform with confidence. Tips for Parents of Performers What are your expectations of your child’s performance? Parents face a lot of judgement and so may feel validated when their child behaves well and performs […]

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Spotlight on… Tierney Our Little Stars Assistant Teacher

Blog - February 12, 2020 - 0 Comments - by

This week we caught up with Tierney, one of our Little Stars Assistant Teachers to hear more about what first attracted her to Spotlights, her favourite memory from being a student and her favourite aspect about teaching our Little Stars! What first attracted you to spotlights when you joined as a student?‘I was looking for […]

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Spotlight on…Co- Director Faye Willingale

Blog - February 5, 2020 - 0 Comments - by

This week we caught up with Faye one of our amazing Co- Directors to find out what originally sparked her interest in the performing arts, what she believes makes Spotlights unique and how excited she is for our upcoming shows! What sparked your interest in the performing arts?‘I’m lucky to have been brought up by […]

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Top Tips for helping your child learn their lines!

Blog - January 29, 2020 - 0 Comments - by

Some children can find learning lines to be a little difficult, with that in mind we have put together a list of our Top Tips. We don’t want our students to feel like learning their lines is a chore or that its more homework to add to the pile. Therefore, we hope our Tips will […]

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Spotlight on… Our Dance and Little Stars Teacher Emily

Blog - January 23, 2020 - 0 Comments - by

This week we caught up with Emily, our fabulous Dance and Little stars Teacher to hear more about her journey with us and about what she loves the most about working at Spotlights. Emily studied at the Performance Preparation Academy in Guildford for 2 years and then completed a further year at the London Theatre […]

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Beautiful- The Carol King Musical Review

Blog, Theatre Review - January 16, 2020 - 0 Comments - by

Last night some of our Spotlights team went to the Churchill Theatre in Bromley, to watch Beautiful, ‘The Carol King musical’ starring Daisy Wood- Davis, Adam Gillan and Laura Baldwin. The musical is based on the real-life story of Carol King, who at the age of 17 fought her way into the record industry with […]

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The Benefits of the Performing Arts

Blog - January 15, 2020 - 0 Comments - by

The performing arts offers numerous benefits to children here are our Top 5 ways the performing arts can benefit your child. Building ConfidenceA lot of our families choose the performing arts as an extra curricular activity for their children to help build their confidence. We hear from many of our parents that Spotlights classes have […]

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New to Spotlights? Here’s our Top 5 things you can expect on your first day.

Blog - January 8, 2020 - 0 Comments - by

We all know the feeling of doing something for the first time. Joining a new club or taking on a new activity can be exciting for some children for others doing something new can be a little bit nerve wracking. If your booked in for a free trial with us don’t worry! You are going […]

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Frozen 2 Competition

Blog, Uncategorized - December 19, 2019 - 0 Comments - by

Grab your sledge, coats and scarves and get ready for a magical competition with Anna and Elsa. To celebrate the start of our Frozen 2 musical theatre project in January 2020, we are offering one lucky winner a Frozen 2 goody bag stacked with prizes (value up to £90). Click here to enter this fantastic competition the […]

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We will Rock You Competition!

Blog - December 19, 2019 - 0 Comments - by

We have an incredible opportunity for your own pop-star aged 7-18 to win a professional recording studio session with ‘Singsational’ in London. This is a wonderful and unforgettable experience for any budding singer. ‘Singsational’ will provide the backing track and lyrics to the chosen song and their professional sound engineer will record the vocals and guide the […]

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2019 Rewind- Main School

Blog, Uncategorized - December 18, 2019 - 0 Comments - by

We can’t believe another year has flown by already! We caught up with some of our teachers who to talk about their favourite moment from this year at Spotlights working with the main school. Faye, Director of Spotlights “This autumn term has been so much fun! The showcase presentations in Orpington, Croydon, Beckenham, West Wickham […]

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Top 10 Christmas Family Films

Blog, Uncategorized - December 11, 2019 - 0 Comments - by

Is there anything better than watching a Christmas film? The fire is on, your wrapped up in your Christmas blanket, you’ve got your favourite hot chocolate piled high with delicious whipped cream, chocolate sprinkles and marshmallows. This is what Christmas is all about. We have put together our Top 10 Christmas films for all the […]

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It’s Panto time! Oh no it isn’t. Oh yes it is!

Blog, Uncategorized - December 4, 2019 - 0 Comments - by

Panto season is fast approaching… oh no it isn’t! Oh yes, it is! Going to a pantomime is often a child’s first exposure to theatre. They are a great family event to enjoy together during the festive season. A Pantomime has many classic traditions. The main male role is often played by a woman. A […]

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5 Top Tips for Auditions

Uncategorized - November 27, 2019 - 0 Comments - by

In January 2020 our Main school students aged 7-18 will have the exciting chance to audition for our production of ‘We Will Rock You’. We’ve put together our top 5 tips of how to do well in an audition whilst still enjoying yourself and having fun!. Think about doing some research about ‘We will Rock […]

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Main School Production- ‘We Will Rock You’ for 7-18 year Olds

News, STAR 1 2 & 3 - November 22, 2019 - 0 Comments - by

Get ready to fist pump! We are excited to announce that our Main school production for April 2020 is ‘We Will Rock You’. The worldwide smash hit musical written by Ben Elton featuring songs from the iconic band ‘Queen’ such as ‘Break free, ‘Somebody to love’, ‘Another one bites the dust and of course ‘We […]

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Little Stars Production- Frozen 2 for 4-6 year Olds

Blog, Little Stars - November 20, 2019 - 0 Comments - by

Grab your sledge, coats and scarves and get ready for a magical adventure! In January 2020 our Little Stars will venture into the unknown with Elsa, Anna and Olaf in our mini production of Disney’s ‘Frozen 2’! Where they’ll meet a host of wonderful characters all the way from Arendelle and even a couple of […]

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Lucy stars in ‘Last Christmas’ Movie

Agency, Blog - November 14, 2019 - 0 Comments - by

Our Spotlights student Lucy Miller stars in the hit new Romantic- Comedy ‘Last Christmas’ alongside Henry Golding, Emilia Clarke and Emma Thompson. The film is based on the hit Wham! song of the name, paying tribute to George Michael. The story follows a young woman Kate (Emilia Clarke) who is a bundle of bad decisions […]

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Mary Poppins West End Review

Theatre Review - November 6, 2019 - 1 Comments - by

This week, Spotlights Theatre School were lucky enough to Step in Time! Fifteen years after it premiered in London, Mary Poppins is sweeping its way back into London. On Tuesday Alan, Monnie and Scarlett were lucky enough to go and see the brand new 2019 production of Mary Poppins at the Prince Edward Theatre. The […]

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