01 May 2019
For some of us, doing something brand new can be a bit of a daunting experience. If you’re one of those people, especially if you’ve just secured a place in one of our performing arts classes for the very first time, don’t worry, you’re in safe hands!
27 March 2019
New Jigsaw Head Office recruit Martin describes his very first Jigsaw experience, following Jigsaw Crouch End's 12-18 year olds through their morning of dance, singing and drama.
23 October 2018
Creating an environment where children thrive is at the core of what we do at Jigsaw. This week we caught up with our newest franchisee Polly Sheppard, who has recently claimed the helm of Jigsaw Performing Arts Schools Stevenage. As the school enters an exciting new chapter we wanted to find out more about what she hopes to inspire in her students.
22 August 2018
Jigsaw is excited to announce that from the 1st September 2018, Andy Hutchings, will become joint shareholder and Director of Jigsaw Arts Franchise Limited with Nicola Lander.
27 July 2018
Jigsaw reviews are back! Find out what Jigsaw student Leyla, thought of Mr Stink at the Chickenshed Theatre.
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.
30 May 2018
Thursday 24th of May 2018 saw the hotly anticipated Jigsaw Franchise Discovery Day take place at The Actors Centre.
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.
22 March 2018
With all the snow we’ve battled through this term, it seems crazy to think we are coming to the end of the Spring Term here at Jigsaw Arts!
19 February 2018
The nominees for the prestigious ‘mumandworking awards 2018’ have been announced - and Jigsaw Arts is amongst them.
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.
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...
24 October 2017
The Jigsaw team is more than just a group of individuals – it’s a community.
26 September 2017
Students from Jigsaw’s agency, Jigsaw Arts Management, had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of attending puppetry and Shakespeare workshops at London’s National Theatre.
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.
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.
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.
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.
28 September 2016
Samantha’s new book, Teach Drama, is out now, offering help an advice to young performers who are keen to pursue a career as a drama teacher.
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.
09 November 2015
Shannen has been teaching dance and Performing Arts for Jigsaw for just over a year now in Broxbourne. She has recently joined the teaching team in Jigsaw Ware and they are currently working on their show "Funny going's on in Gloobury mansions". Here is a little insight into Shannen's Performing Arts background and why she finds teaching so rewarding…
05 April 2019
What does my child need? Every child is different, but whether it's learning focus, growing confidence, enjoying exercise, exploring their creativity or making friendships, they can find it in the performing arts.
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.
29 August 2018
Find out what's ahead this Autumn term at Jigsaw Performing Arts...
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.
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...
19 June 2018
Jigsaw Performing Arts Schools Stevenage student, Charlotte Hessey recently reached the BBC Radio 2’s 500 Words Final, one of the most successful story writing competition for children in the world!
29 May 2018
Congratulations to student Sophia who played the role of Emily in A Little Princess at the Royal Festival Hall in London.
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.
21 March 2018
The winners and highly commended finalists in the prestigious 2018 ‘mumandworking awards’ were recently revealed in an inspiring, high profile ceremony as hosted by NatWest and Jigsaw Performing Arts was amongst them.
07 February 2018
2018 is already looking up for two budding young performers from Jigsaw Performing Arts Schools.
24 January 2018
With our February holiday workshop in Finchley, Jigsaw at the movies, less than three weeks away, there’s a buzz in the air backstage at Jigsaw Performing Arts Schools after the announcement of this year’s Oscar nominations.
07 November 2017
Christmas in Leicester Square (an Underbelly event) returns for 2017 transforming the centre of town into a Christmas wonderland. Underbelly is a UK based live entertainments company that runs several events across the UK and Internationally.
09 October 2017
After a successful agency workshop day earlier this year, Lily Mae impressed the Jigsaw Arts Management team which resulted in some exciting auditions. Lily Mae shone and everybody at Jigsaw was delighted to discover that she has been cast in Les Misérables.
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.
14 July 2017
Last Sunday’s agency workshop at The Actors Centre, London was a huge success. It was a fantastic way for Katie to meet lots of children for the first time and a chance for her to see what they are best suited to when it comes to putting them forward for TV, film and musical theatre castings.
04 May 2017
Following the announcements of Jigsaw Bushey and Jigsaw Surbiton, Jigsaw Potters Bar is set to open in September, offering drama, singing and dance classes for children aged 3+.
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.
05 October 2016
This summer, as a "thank you" to everybody who has worked for Jigsaw over the past 12 months and for some summer fun, we ran a staff competition!
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.
05 April 2016
We offered scholarship places for last term through Families Magazine, giving families the opportunity to apply for places in Jigsaw Hendon, Stevenage, Camden and Balham.
Five students were successful in gaining a place with Kyan Dixon, Erin Duffy, Ava McCluskie-Ali, Rose Tettenborn and Lucas Rocha all enjoying an exciting term at Jigsaw.
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!!