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What’s new for September?

Early Bird Competition: Sign your children up for September’s sessions before the end of the summer holidays and be entered into our free prize draw to win a Sense Party worth £165! Online booking is now open here: www.sensetheatre.co.uk/book-online Traffic … Continue reading

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory- Theatre Royal Dury Lane

The hottest new musical in the West End is without a doubt Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at The Theatre Royal Dury Lane. Since it opened it has been on the receiving end of many mixed reviews, some reviewers love … Continue reading

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Open Auditions- are they worth the effort?

Open auditions or casting calls are often hugely publicised and attract huge crowds. Frequently these open auditions are held for kids. There are two reasons that they may do this. 1. Children are harder to cast than adults, for a … Continue reading

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Projection Exercises for Children

One of the things we have to hammer home time and time again to the children is ‘be a little louder’ and we find ourselves saying time and time again; ‘speak up, project, we can’t hear you at the back!’ … Continue reading

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Sounding like a broken record.

Today more than any day, I have realised how much I sound like a broken record- here are the tracks on the record: * “Speak up, we can’t hear you at the back” * “Please don’t speak when other people … Continue reading

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Sense Theatre at The Rhoda McGaw

Everybody I tell about our latest project; to have up to 400 children in a show says “you must be mad…” The answer is yes we probably are. This is something I am realising more and more so as time … Continue reading

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Sense Theatre at The Mums Show Live

Sense Theatre received some very exciting news last week- we will be offering children’s entertainment at The Mums Show Live at Alexandra Palace in North London in May this year. Sense Theatre will be offering children’s activities in the Londesborough … Continue reading

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Are you an M.F.H?

Top children’s casting director Jo Hawes talks to The Daily Mail about the curse of the M.F.H, or to you and I, the Mother from hell! Are you a Mother from hell? http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2147892/Why-brings-curtain-little-darlings-stage-career-like-M-F-H—thats-truth-twisting-tantrum-throwing-Mother-From-Hell-says-West-End-childrens-casting-director.html

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Finding an agent for your child

So you’re looking to get your child represented by an agency. Theatrical or modelling, welcome to the minefield; not only are all agencies unregulated, but children who are the most vulnerable among us are not able to be represented by … Continue reading

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“I’ve got lines to learn”

It’s the time of year when children start to come home from school waving little slips of paper and announcing that they need to know a series of weird and wonderful lines in time for the following week. It’s not … Continue reading

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