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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

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

An American In Paris -  2 part Interview with Haydn Oakley: Part 1

Posted by Kate Lemon on Jun 16, 2017 6:09:33 PM

Over Easter, Simply Theatre Directors, Thomas Grafton and Jenna Melling caught up with Haydn Oakley (a youth theatre friend), playing Henri Baurel in Christopher Wheeldon’s London production of An American in Paris.  We hope you enjoy our 2 part interview with Haydn...

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Topics: Career guidance, Acting, Drama School, Audition, An American in Paris, Muscial Theatre, Haydn Oakley, Careers

6 Reasons why Simply Theatre's approach to the Performing Arts is different

Posted by Kate Lemon on Jun 7, 2017 2:59:24 PM

Simply Theatre Academy’s approach to the Performing Arts is perhaps a little different than other performing arts providers – partly because of the background of our founder, and partly because of our unique situation as a provider of Performing Arts classes to the children of Switzerland in English. Here's 6 reasons why we think we're different to other Performing Arts providers:

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Topics: Performing Arts, Productions, Friendships, Performance Opportunities, Career guidance, Drama, Drama Classes, Performing Arts Classes, Acting, Drama School, Community, Montessori, Professional, English-Speaking, Switzerland, Theatre, Children

Why our children's careers will depend on theatrical skills

Posted by Kate Lemon on May 30, 2017 6:30:28 PM

A British Chamber of Commerce Workforce Survey conducted in 2014 concluded that 88% of school leavers are not prepared for work. 57% of these employers believed that this was due to a lack of soft skills, such as communication, team working and resilience.[1]

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Topics: Life Skills, Performing Arts, Potential, Career guidance, Drama, Acting, Communication, Teamwork, Resilience, Soft Skills, Employment Skills, Leadership

2 Simply Theatre students gain places at prestigious New York University Tisch School of the Arts

Posted by Kate Lemon on May 24, 2017 11:55:31 AM

We’re always incredibly sad to see our students fly the Simply Theatre nest – but at the same time incredibly proud and excited for them! Huge congratulations and good luck to both Paula at Simply Theatre Zurich and Floris at Simply Theatre Geneva who have secured places at the New York University Tisch School of the Arts. Paula recently played Sergeant Samways in Danny The Champion Of The World in Zurich and Floris played the title role in Shrek at The Casino Theatre Geneva.

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Topics: Performing Arts, auditions, Performance Opportunities, Career guidance, Drama, Acting

5 ways Performing Arts classes enrich your child.

Posted by Thomas Grafton on Oct 10, 2016 2:12:08 PM

When people traditionally think about enrolling for a performing arts classes, it has usually been because their child loves either one or all of acting, singing and dancing. Their child loves to perform at home, to family and friends, and a performing arts course is a great outlet to express and develop this passion.

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Topics: Life Skills, Performing Arts, Friendships, Performance Opportunities, LAMDA, ISTD, Career guidance

Enriching Lives, Brightening Futures

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.

Find out more about:

  • our courses in the performing arts (acting, singing, dancing)
  • opportunities to watch english theatre for your family.
  • our venues in Geneva, Zurich & Zug

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