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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

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

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

5 life Skills to build on for our children to be happy.

Posted by Thomas Grafton on Sep 16, 2016 4:29:44 PM

 “When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” - John Lennon

We all want our children to be happy, but what can we do about it?

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Topics: Life Skills, Performing Arts, Happiness, Potential

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.

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  • 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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