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West End LIVE’s 2014 line up

West End Live 2014

The line up has been revealed for West End LIVE 2014, and it looks set to delight each and every visitor. Last year more than half a million people descended on Trafalgar Square for West End LIVE, and this year’s event promises to be even bigger and better. Now in it’s tenth year, the celebration [...]

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Agent Searching

Finding An Agent

In both the musical theatre and acting industries – in fact, any of the performing arts – securing an agent can be tricky, and almost as difficult as securing jobs! Some graduates from performing colleges leave with agents already secured; most of these are the agency that works alongside the institution and the graduates are [...]

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Academy Of Northern Ballet Celebrates!

Academy Of Northern Ballet

The Academy of Northern Ballet will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) programme it runs with a fundraising Gala to support the dancing stars of the future. The summer garden themed Gala will take place on 29 June, organised by Northern Ballet’s Leading Soloist Hannah Bateman. It will include exclusive [...]

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Festival News From Wilton’s Music Hall

Wiltons Music Hall

The iconic East London performance venue Wilton’s Music Hall is set to host a three-day dance festival this autumn in order to showcase new work by emerging artists, and forge relationships for future collaborations. In addition, the organisation is also looking for potential companies to partner with on future commissions across different dance forms, widening [...]

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Dance For Young People At The Place

The Place

Young people in the capital are asked to watch, learn, create and perform this summer as part of The Place’s summer activities throughout July. It is a month packed with exciting dance for children, young people and families. The hugely popular Something Happening For Kids family festival then returns on 19 July to take the [...]

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Dancers’ Career Development & The Royal Ballet School

Dancers’ Career Development (DCD) Logo

Dancers’ Career Development and The Royal Ballet School are set to work in partnership to embed a culture of Continuing Professional Development within the curriculum at the school in a partnership which is the first of its kind in the UK. It demonstrates The Royal Ballet School’s practical approach to safeguarding its students’ welfare beyond [...]

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Floriana Frassetto: Decades Of Dance

Floriana Frassetto

Floriana Frassetto was born in 1950 to Italian emigrants in the States (Norfolk, Virginia). She studied at Alessandro Fersen’s Theatre Academia in Rome from 1967 to 1969 and completed her training as actress attending a comprehensive course (mime, acrobatics, dance) at Roy Bosier’s Teatro Studio. Having worked in Rome in several pantomime and theatre productions, [...]

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Top Hat Tour!

Top Hat - The Musical

Alan Burkitt and Charlotte Gooch, stars of the recent West End run of the much-loved musical Top Hat, will return to play the lead roles when the show tours the UK later this year. Gooch will star as Dale Tremont in the UK tour; Gooch took over the lead role of Tremont from leading lady [...]

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Kids Week 2014

Kids Weeek 2014

Kids Week is back for 2014 with a bang, offering an incredible 36 London shows with free tickets and amazing exclusive activities for children throughout the whole of August. This year sees everything from hilarious page to stage adaptations to dramatic long-running musicals each taking their place in the line-up. Kids Week is now in [...]

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Miss Saigon To Hit Broadway?

Miss Saigon

Producer Cameron Mackintosh may be considering taking his new London production of Miss Saigon to Broadway in 2015, depending on the success of the production currently running in the West End, and if a suitable theatre becomes available in New York. Miss Saigon is an iconic musical production about a doomed romance between a young [...]

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