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December (3 posts)

  1. Stepping into dance

    Thursday 15 December 2011, 12:37

    Francesca Tortora Francesca Tortora

    Central Youth Theatre - one of the winners of our Community Dance scheme - have been encouraging its members to step out of their comfort zone. Having taken on a dance project for the very first time this year, the experience has been both challenging and rewarding.

    Jessica Collings, Marketing Assistant...

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  2. Training in Musical Theatre winners announced!

    Thursday 8 December 2011, 10:47

    Francesca Tortora Francesca Tortora

    We are pleased to announce the winners of our Training in Musical Theatre scheme!

    Through the scheme this year a total of £150,000 has been awarded to 62 students to contribute towards the costs of their musical theatre training.

    10 drama schools and colleges successfully applied for a grant. They then...

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  3. Lots to learn from life on the fringe

    Friday 2 December 2011, 10:26

    Francesca Tortora Francesca Tortora

    Hilary Strong is a freelance theatre producer and director. Having taken her company's comedy show Let Them Eat Cake! to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year, Hilary debates the advantages for performers of creating their own fringe show.

    "Performers often face a period of unemployment when, traditionally...

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