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Spotlight on a Jigsaw student of 12 years: Chloe

Chloe is 17 years old and lives in North London. She started Jigsaw at the age of 5 back in 2003 and since then has worked her way up to the Jigsaw Youth Theatre which she currently attends. She also assists at Jigaw Enfield on Saturdays and Jigsaw Finchley on Sundays. As we are celebrating […]

Celebrating 20 years of Jigsaw: A spotlight on Jigsaw Camden

Jigsaw Camden opened its doors in 2002 and as we’re currently celebrating 20 years of Jigsaw, we thought we would give you a glimpse into Saturday mornings in Camden 13 years down the line… Tahra is currently in her fourth term of managing Jigsaw Camden. She is one of our managers who began Jigsaw life […]

A spotlight on Jigsaw teacher Nicola!

  Nicola has been teaching for Jigsaw for over a year now and began assisting at our Enfield school. She then went on to teach at Broxbourne and now teaches Performing Arts at Jigsaw Finchley on Sundays. Nicola is originally from Alderley Edge in Cheshire and is currently in her final year at Mountview where […]

Celebrating 20 years of Jigsaw with our top 20 Musicals of all time!

As we’re busy making plans for our 20th anniversary celebrations over the next coming weeks, we have been discussing our top 20 musicals of all time! We have asked a number of our Jigsaw managers and teachers to share with us their all time favourites and here is our final top 20 list! Top 20 […]

‘Sweeney Todd’ starring Emma Thompson at the London Coliseum

Following critically-acclaimed performances at New York’s Lincoln Center earlier this year,  Academy Award-winning actress Emma Thompson and International star Bryn Terfel reprise their roles as ‘Mrs Lovett’ and ‘Sweeney Todd’ in a concert staging of Stephen Sondheim’s gloriously gruesome musical “Sweeney Todd”. With just 13 performances between the 30th of March and the 12th of […]

Spotlight on Jigsaw teacher Alex

Alex began her Jigsaw journey exactly a year ago in April 2014 and comes all the way from The Comox Valley, which is on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. She has worked in our Enfield, Sevenoaks, Ilford and Bexleyheath Jigsaw schools and will be soon starting as the singing teacher in Finchley for Summer […]

An Englishman in New York…

Jigsaw director Andy reports back from his trip to New York about the magic behind the New York theatre scene…  New York is addictive. When you’re there it feels that you are part of something but you haven’t quite worked out what it is.  When you’re away from it you want to go back and find […]

Top 10 Skills Children learn from Performing Arts

  Top 10 Skills Children learn from Performing Arts 2015 is a very exciting year in our Jigsaw calendar as we look back over the past 20 years that we have been offering Performing Arts classes to 3-18 year olds. Reflecting on this, we have come up with our top 10 skills children learn from […]

10 Reasons to Choose Franchising

Top 10 Reasons to Choose Franchising Buying a franchise can be a life-changing experience. It provides the opportunity to be master of your own financial destiny, while enjoying the support of an established organization and the resources it commands. There are many reasons why you should fulfil your dream of becoming your own boss and […]

Spotlight on…Camden student Bella!

Bella is one of our talented and enthusiastic group 2 students at Jigsaw Camden and has been attending for 8 years! Her manager Tahra says that “Bella has a great personality and makes us laugh on a weekly basis. She has progressed incredibly well both as a performer and as an individual during her time […]

“Wicked” the musical!

  When Dorothy famously triumphed over the Wicked Witch we only ever heard one side of the story. “Wicked” is set in the re-imagined Land of Oz creating a parallel universe to the familiar story “The Wizard of Oz”. We follow the incredible untold story of a profound but quirky friendship between two girls who […]

Catch Jigsaw Youth Theatre in action!

  Jigsaw Youth Theatre Company is an extension of the weekend schools, catering for 16-20 year olds with a keen interest in further developing their skills within the Performing Arts. The Youth Theatre gives young aspiring actors the opportunity to work in a more intense environment, giving them a real taste of what training is […]