Professional rejection

Even professional dancers at the top of their game can be rejected. Whilst they may appear to hold their heads high, it is a truly hard moment of any career, and dancers can sometimes find it hard to spring back following this. As painful as the experience may be, it is possible to rebuild your career after being rejected or fired. The key is to part ways like a professional, regain confidence and have greater success next time. Continue reading Professional rejection

The UK’s first theatre convention

For the first time ever in the UK, StageCon, a convention for theatre fans throughout the UK and Europe, will be held on 3 & 4 November at Shoreditch Town Hall in London. StageCon will present an exciting opportunity for theatre fans to come together to celebrate the magic of theatre. Visitors can enjoy a diverse programme of 100+ hours of events and performances from favourite artists, theatre makers and shows – from the West End to the Fringe and beyond. Continue reading The UK’s first theatre convention

Theatres Trust’s building improvement scheme

Theatres Trust launched its £300,000 building improvement scheme earlier this year, as the new fund plans to help theatres improve their signage, seating and access routes to improve accessibility for staff and audiences. Many theatres are many years old, so this fund will go a long way in ensuring theatres and other similar buildings are as inclusive and accessible as possible. Continue reading Theatres Trust’s building improvement scheme

The Greatest Dancer

The search for The Greatest Dancer is on – with the BBC confirming multi-platinum-selling singer Cheryl, Broadway and Glee star Matthew Morrison and Strictly Come Dancing professional Oti Mabuse will lead the search and make up the panel of superstar Dance Captains. The brand-new dance talent show for BBC One on Saturday nights will be hosted by singer and presenter Alesha Dixon and Jordan Banjo, member of multi-award winning dance troupe Diversity. Continue reading The Greatest Dancer

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

The hit production Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is set to become a film adaption, and is now looking for local talent to appear in it. The musical, based on the 2011 BBC documentary _ Jamie: Drag Queen at 16_, is written by Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae, and originally premiered in Sheffield. It is now running at the Apollo Theatre in London to huge critical acclaim. Continue reading Everybody’s Talking About Jamie