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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 […]

Spotlight on Jigsaw Manager Danny Bage

Danny is currently a Jigsaw manager of two schools; Harrow and Ware. He has been working for Jigsaw as a teacher and manager for 9 years now. We thought we would catch up with him to find out a little more about his background, his experience with Jigsaw so far and we threw in some fun questions […]

Top 10 Audition Tips

  As we’re approaching the deadline for children to renew their Spotlight membership for our Jigsaw Arts agency we thought it would be a good time to discuss our top 10 Audition tips for the performing arts. This isn’t just of course for children that are going for professional auditions. The same tips apply whether […]

Jigsaw’s Amma Ris in The Lion King

Disney’s award-winning musical The Lion King is now in its 15th year at the Lyceum Theatre in the West End. This acclaimed production has been seen by over 70 million people around the world and tells the timeless story of Simba and his epic journey to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pride lands. On […]

Spotlight on new Jigsaw students Lashay and Natasha

We put the spotlight on two new Jigsaw students to find out what they enjoy most about their classes and who would play them in a film based on their life! Spotlight on New Jigsaw Students “Before attending Jigsaw, my confidence was extremely low. Now it has helped me to gradually overcome my shyness and […]

Spotlight on Kelly-Anne Jones

  We caught up with our fabulous Jigsaw Enfield drama teacher Kelly-Anne Jones. We thought we would find out a bit more about her background and Jigsaw experience so far! Where are you from?  Kelly-Anne: Glasgow. When did you start working at Jigsaw?  2013 Which Jigsaw schools do you and have you worked in?  I started as […]

Franchise Success!

  We talk with Michael, Jigsaw’s first franchisee, about his franchise success.  Franchise Success Case Study How did you hear about Jigsaw Performing Arts? I worked for Jigsaw as a drama teacher in 2006 when I was still at drama school. I think it was an advert in The Stage! What attracted you to a […]