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Find out from Director Simon West all about our production of The Railway Children...

Posted by Kate Lemon on Mar 8, 2018 7:31:50 PM

The Railway Children tells the story of Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis, three children whose lives dramatically change when their father is mysteriously taken away. We caught up with Director Simon West and asked him a few questions about bringing the play to the Geneva stage:

 

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Topics: Performing Arts, Drama, Acting, Switzerland, Theatre, performance, Directing, Geneva, Childrens Theatre, The Railway Children

Backstage at A Christmas Carol - meet the Director!

Posted by Kate Lemon on Dec 23, 2017 11:47:53 AM

During the run of A Christmas Carol in the Main House at Simply Theatre, we took the time to sit down with the director, James Williams, to find out more about the process of creating this new musical for our Christmas audiences.

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Topics: Acting, Switzerland, Theatre, Musical Theatre, Directing, Christmas

Academy Alumni - Camila Piccinini

Posted by Kate Lemon on Dec 21, 2017 12:38:40 PM

Camila Piccinini attended Simply Theatre Academy from 2005 to 2012.  Find out what she's up to now!

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Topics: Performing Arts, Performance Opportunities, Career guidance, Drama, Performing Arts Classes, Acting, Drama School, Theatre, Muscial Theatre, Careers, alumni, performance

Academy Alumni: Caitlin Gudaitis

Posted by Kate Lemon on Dec 1, 2017 8:08:17 PM

 In our fourth Academy Alumni Interview we talk to Caitlin Gudaitis about her time at Simply Theatre and what she's up to now...

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Topics: Performing Arts, Performance Opportunities, Career guidance, Drama, Acting, Drama School, Careers, Confidence, alumni

Academy Alumni: Sophie Lockhart-Smith

Posted by Kate Lemon on Nov 24, 2017 6:11:26 PM

In the third our Alumni interviews, meet Sophie Lockhart-Smith, studying Business at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland:

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Topics: Performing Arts, Performance Opportunities, Career guidance, Performing Arts Classes, Acting, Theatre, Muscial Theatre, Careers, alumni

Academy Alumni:  Shanzeh Mahmood

Posted by Kate Lemon on Nov 17, 2017 4:50:35 PM

In the next in a series of Alumni interviews, we're proud to bring to you Shanzeh Mahmood who now works on public health and nutrition programs for children and adolescents in developing countries, and still dances in her free time!

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Topics: Drama Classes, Acting, Confidence, dancing, performance, Singing

Academy Alumni: Christophe Desorbay

Posted by Kate Lemon on Nov 8, 2017 3:40:39 PM

At Simply Theatre we're really proud of the things that our Alumni have gone on to do - both in the world of the theatre and outside of it. In the first in a series of Alumni interviews, we're really excited to bring to you Christophe Desorbay!

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Topics: Acting, dancing, alumni

An Interview with Cora Mcgarry, star of our recent production of Danny The Champion of the World in Geneva

Posted by Kate Lemon on Jul 27, 2017 11:23:12 AM
We sat down with Cora Mcgarry, who recently played the role of Danny in our Geneva production of Danny The Champion Of The World - and talked about playing the role of a boy, auditions - and all the benefits of participating in Performing Arts - improved confidence and new friendships!
 
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Topics: Performing Arts, Friendships, Performance Opportunities, Drama, Performing Arts Classes, Acting, Audition, Theatre, Confidence, Danny The Champion Of The World, Fun

Part 2 of our interview with Swiss and World Tap Dance champions Olivia and Rebecca Grobety, who join the Simply Theatre team in September

Posted by Kate Lemon on Jul 11, 2017 4:45:26 PM

What classes will you be teaching at Simply Theatre?

We'll mostly be teaching dance for the Performing Arts courses. We're really looking forward to this, as we've choreographed quite a few musical theatre numbers in the past and that it's a dance style which we really enjoy teaching.

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Topics: Performing Arts, Drama, Performing Arts Classes, Acting, Teamwork, Switzerland, Musical Theatre, Dance, Tap Dance

An American In Paris - Part 2 of our interview with Haydn Oakley

Posted by Kate Lemon on Jun 20, 2017 3:33:16 PM

 In Part 2 of our interview with Haydn Oakley he tells us about getting his first job, the best thing about playing Henri in An American in Paris; and words of wisdom for young performers.  Enjoy! And thank you Haydn!

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Topics: Life Skills, Potential, Productions, Career guidance, Acting, Drama School, Employment Skills, Audition, An American in Paris, Haydn Oakley, Careers, Musical Theatre, Confidence

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Confidence, Life Skills & Culture

In an increasingly complex, challenging and competitive world, Simply Theatre has supported over 10,000 parents who want their children to have the maximum opportunities, greatest freedoms and happiest possible lives. Specifically the courses and experiences we deliver equip the children we care for with the confidence, life skills and cultural awareness that will help them achive this.

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  • our courses in the performing arts (acting, singing, dancing)
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