The Jigsaw Blog

Christmas Films for all the Family!

08 November 2018

We’ve curated a list of the latest new releases, as well as some Christmas classics to keep young and old alike entertained in the lead up to the holiday season.

Jigsaw Reviews: Mr Stink

27 July 2018

Jigsaw reviews are back! Find out what Jigsaw student Leyla, thought of Mr Stink at the Chickenshed Theatre.

Jigsaw Runs For Cancer Research!

03 July 2018

This month Company Director, Nicola Lander and Business Development Manager, Andy Hutchings will lace up their trainers for a cause close to their hearts as they take on the Virgin Sport British 10K.

Meet our new HR & Schools Manager Kate Cohen

08 May 2018

We are delighted to welcome Kate Cohen to our Head Office team earlier this month. Kate is our new HR and Schools Manager and is the point of contact for teachers and managers across our Head Office schools.

Review: Rapunzel, Chickenshed

05 December 2017

As part of our Black Friday Giveaway, Billy from Jigsaw Crouch End won two tickets to see Rapunzel at Rayne Theatre, Chickenshed. Billy absolutely loved the show and put together this fantastic review for the Jigsaw Blog.

When is the First Day of the Autumn term at Jigsaw Arts?

20 September 2017

It’s cold, it’s wet and it’s windy, and in the astronomical calendar Friday marks the start of Autumn in the UK which is good news for us, as it means that the new season is underway and it’s time for a new term of drama, singing and dance classes at Jigsaw Arts.

Jigsaw Agency Workshop Day

06 June 2017

We would like to invite Jigsaw students to join us for an Agency Workshop afternoon on Sunday 9th July at the Actors Centre, London.

Youth Theatre Production of Bassett Wows Audiences in London

10 April 2017

First premièring at the Soho Theatre as part of the National Theatre’s Connections scheme in 2011, Bassett is a modern, gritty play set in the classroom of a school in the market town of Wootten Bassett. Exploring mature themes, the choice of play meant that students were able to tackle some difficult text, and director Andy Hutchings was absolutely delighted with the focus, commitment and maturity shown by the cast.

Review: Mother Africa, The Peacock

06 March 2017

Last weekend, Jigsaw Crouch End student Otto had the opportunity to attend Mother Africa at The Peacock, London. Otto absolutely loved the show, and wrote this review for The Jigsaw Blog...

Drama Singing and Dance Classes This Autumn

15 September 2016

The sun is still shining and it feels as though summer is in the air, so it’s hard to believe that it’s time for the Autumn Term! This September, children aged 3-18 across London and the Home Counties will be tying up their laces and donning their Jigsaw uniforms for another exciting term of drama, singing and dance.

Review: The Party, Jacksons Lane

07 March 2016

It’s been a busy few weeks for our budding reviewers! As part of our new scheme, Jigsaw Reviews, we teamed up with Jacksons Lane and offered 5-year-old Iris Stephenson two tickets to see Nearly There Yet’s production of The Party.

Spotlight on Jigsaw Crouch End student Nia who landed a role in the Macbeth Feature Film!

20 July 2015

Nia is one of our very talented students who attends Crouch End Jigsaw on Saturday mornings. She was lucky enough to land her first role in a feature film "Macbeth" just weeks after joining the Jigsaw agency! With an upcoming West End audition in the pipeline it is safe to say that Nia is 'one to watch' and we thought we would share with you her Jigsaw experience so far and get a glimpse into her filming experience...

Beating the Heat at the Virgin Sport British 10K

02 August 2018

Congratulations to Jigsaw Company Director, Nicola Lander and Business Development Manager, Andy Hutchings who completed the Virgin Sport British 10k in Westminster on Sunday, 15th July.

Have you booked your Summer Holiday Workshop?

10 July 2018

With the summer term drawing to a close many of our students are looking forward to the holidays. How will you be entertaining you child during the 6 week break? We might just have the answer your looking for...

50 Things We All Take Too Seriously…

12 June 2018

At Jigsaw Performing Arts Schools we pride ourselves in the quality of our Performing Arts classes, our passionate school managers and talent teachers who make every weekend a place to belong for all the students who attend Jigsaw across London and the Home Counties. Luke Harding is one of those talented individuals. Not only is he passionate about the performing arts, Luke has recently found time to write and publish his first book; 50 Things We All Take Too Seriously.

Jigsaw students enjoy audition success!

27 April 2018

It’s already been an exciting year for the students of our agency, Jigsaw Arts Management. Since our last blog article in February many of them have been making their mark on the industry.

Summer term 2018 booking now open

30 January 2018

Now that our spring term is well and truly underway, we are delighted to announce that booking is open for our summer term which begins in April. Join us at locations across London and the Home Counties for 11 fun-filled weeks of drama, singing and dance classes.

The Jigsaw Performing Arts Black Friday Giveaway

23 November 2017

Our 2017 Black Friday Giveaway has arrived, and we have had an overwhelming response so far as we reach the halfway point of three days of competitions exclusively for Jigsaw customers which could see you getting your hands on some seriously good prizes...

Forward Ladies National Business Awards 2017

28 July 2017

2016 was an unforgettable year, capped off with a night to remember at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. After being shortlisted for several awards last year, Jigsaw Performing Arts Schools are in the spotlight again after it was announced last week that Nicola Lander has been shortlisted in the Forward Ladies National Awards 2017 in the SME Growth category.

A Huge Thank You From Jigsaw Arts

27 April 2017

All of us at Jigsaw Arts would like to extend a huge thank you to our customers for donating so generously to Noah’s Ark at the end of last term.

Jigsaw Crouch End Student, Esther, to Appear in Short Film

22 March 2017

Esther Davis (Crouch End) will be filming the role of Jenna in the short film Failure to Thrive which is being directed by James Brown who produced the critically acclaimed film Still Alice, starring Julianne Moore.

Jigsaw at The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards

30 November 2016

Huge congratulations to the Wales Millennium Centre for winning the Business Award For Arts And Creative Services, and congratulations also to all finalists, award winners and event organisers for what was a truly memorable evening.

Jigsaw Performing Arts Schools Announced As National Business Awards Finalist

28 July 2016

Jigsaw Performing Arts Schools has been shortlisted for The Business Award for Arts and Creative Services for the 2016 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. Jigsaw is a business in the Creative Industry dedicated to developing performance skills, promoting self-expression and building confidence.

Review: Snow Child, Jacksons Lane

24 February 2016

Last week, Jigsaw Arts student Martha Biddulph received two tickets to see tutti frutti’s fantastic production of The Snow Child at Jacksons Lane, London. Five-year-old Martha was then given the chance to write a review for publication on our blog.

Franchise Success!

10 October 2014

This week is National Franchise Week and to mark our first franchisee Michael Twaits third term of running Jigsaw Arts Wimbledon we have asked Michael about his experience so far as he plans for his first end of term show!!