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Review: The Party, Jacksons Lane

(Above: 5-year-old Iris Stephenson at Jacksons Lane for The Party) 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. Here are her thoughts on […]

Review: Orion And The Dark, Jacksons Lane

(Above: Harry Pendakis at Jacksons Lane for Peaceful Lion’s production of Orion And The Dark) Last week, Jigsaw Arts student Harry Pendakis received tickets to see Peaceful Lion’s brand new family production of Orion And The Dark at Jacksons Lane, London. The show (which is based on Emma Yarlett’s illustrated children’s book of the same name) is currently […]

Review: Snow Child, Jacksons Lane

(Above: tutti frutti’s production of Snow Child. Image credit Simon Marshall, courtesy of tutti frutti) Last week, Jigsaw Arts student Martha received two tickets to see tutti frutti’s fantastic production Snow Child at Jacksons Lane, London. Five-year-old Martha was then given the chance to write a review for publication on our blog. Here are her thoughts on […]

“This Time Last Year”: A Franchisee’s Story

Katie went from Jigsaw Teacher to Jigsaw Manager to Jigsaw Franchisee! In this week’s Jigsaw blog, she tells us her franchisee’s story. A Franchisee’s Story “This time last year…” This time last year I felt more empowered than ever to make sure I was on the way to a successful and fulfilling career. I had […]

A Review: The Gruffalo’s Child, Croydon

Last month Jigsaw Arts ran a competition at our Croydon school whereby one lucky student from our 5-6 class would have the chance to win two tickets to see Tall Stories’ production of The Gruffalo’s Child at The Ashcroft Theatre, and then write a review for publication on our blog. That lucky winner was Anoushka! Anoushka saw The Gruffalo’s Child with her father […]

Top 5 Shows to see in February

(Above: The Gruffalo’s Child. Image copyright Tall Stories) What better way to get 2016 off to a good start than a trip to the theatre? At our Performing Arts Schools we actively encourage theatre visits. The more live shows that can be seen, the better; and there are plenty of exciting musicals and plays – […]

Top 5 Techniques for Learning Lines

Learning lines can be tricky at times, but with plenty of patience and the right techniques, it is definitely something that we are all capable of mastering. So with Spring shows across Britain now well into rehearsals and with the new term underway at Jigsaw Arts, here at Head Office, we put our heads together […]

Reflecting on 2015 and a Look Ahead to 2016

By Daniel Jenkins With Christmas well and truly over and the New Year now underway, here at Jigsaw Arts we’ve had time to take stock and look back at 2015 – and what an exciting 12 months they’ve been… In 2015 we celebrated our 20th birthday; 20 years of Jigsaw! We can’t quite believe how […]

Christmas Gift Guide 2018

Welcome to Jigsaw’s Christmas gift guide for 2018! With only 10 days to go until Christmas day, the biggest toy sellers and industry experts have announced their top toy predictions for 2015! No surprises that favourites like Frozen, Lego, Thunderbirds and Star Wars are on the list, along with new technology, vehicle playsets and Pie […]

Spotlight on Jigsaw teacher Liam

Liam is our superb 5-6’s Performing Arts and drama teacher in both Broxbourne and Ware. He is approaching his one year Jigsaw teaching anniversary with us, so we thought we would catch up with him to find out what he enjoys most! He is currently rehearsing our Broxbourne students for their end of term Jigsaw […]

A Spotlight on Jigsaw St Albans Student Tom!

Jacqui and Simon opened Jigsaw St Albans in October and it’s hard to believe they are now approaching the end of their very first term. It has flown by! We thought we would catch up with scholarship student Tom to see what he enjoys most about Jigsaw so far and to find out what his […]

Audition Tips from Jigsaw Arts Management!

Jigsaw Agency’s audition tips It’s an exciting time for the Jigsaw Agency as we approach the deadline to renew children on our books for another year and welcome those that are joining us for the first time. Those that are on the agency will know that ‘Spotlight’ is the online CV every child has with […]