The Jigsaw Blog

Stevenage Student Cast in London’s Longest Running Musical, Les Misérables

09 October 2017

By Daniel Jenkins (Marketing Executive)

An “amazing opportunity” for eight-year-old Stevenage student, Lily Mae

Last week, we announced the exciting news that Jigsaw Stevenage’s Lily Mae has been cast in a major West End musical.

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.

Following the exciting news, we caught up with Lily Mae before her weekend drama, singing and dance classes:

How long have you been a student at Jigsaw?

“I have been at Jigsaw for almost six years now and I am really enjoying everything we are doing.”

Dance, drama or singing… which one is your favourite?

“If I had to choose, it would be singing.”

How do you feel about performing in the West End?

“I feel really excited but nervous at the same time. But it is an amazing opportunity in the first place.”

Performing arts classes for children in Stevenage

Jigsaw Stevenage offers drama, singing and dance classes for children aged 3-18. Every Saturday morning, children take to the stage with specialist performing arts classes at The Thomas Alleyne Academy, Stevenage. Classes are a wonderful way to build confidence and self-esteem and are always lots of fun. Join the conversation using the hashtag #JigsawArts. You can follow Jigsaw Stevenage on Twitter and Facebook @JigsawStevenage.

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If you’re keen to read more from The Jigsaw Blog, check out last month’s article: Students Get to Grips with Shakespeare and Puppetry at the National Theatre