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Spotlight on Drama Teacher Joe Bromley

Joe Bromley has many years’ experience of teaching, acting, directing and writing.  She loves drama and creativity and encourages students to write their own pieces for performance.  She also has her own theatre company, Really Big Pants, specifically for primary-aged children. This week we caught up with Joe to hear about her classes at Jigsaw […]

Spotlight on Melissa Coleman

This week we put the spotlight on Melissa Coleman who is currently teaches Performing Arts at Jigsaw Ilford and Singing at Jigsaw Balham. What you might not know is that Melissa is also an actress, having trained at the Performance Preparation Academy Guildford. This Christmas she will be taking to the stage in the Broadway […]

A place to belong at Jigsaw Stevenage

Creating an environment where children thrive is at the core of what we do at Jigsaw. We strive to deliver inspiring performing arts classes where children can unlock hidden talents by learning new skills, gaining confidence but most importantly making friends and having fun. And Jigsaw wouldn’t be the award-winning performing arts franchise that it […]

Spotlight on Jack George

He is our dance teacher extraordinaire, who has also been known to turn his hand to teaching drama and the performing arts. This month we put the spotlight on Jigsaw teacher Jack George to find out a bit more about the man who has choreographed shows, presentations and inspired so many of our students. Tell […]

West End Debut for Myles Grant in Tina Turner the Musical

This month we caught up with Jigsaw Watford student Myles Grant who has recently started his West End debut in Tina Turner the Musical, playing Young Craig. The musical, full of the legendary singer-songwriters hits has proven to be simply the best with audiences since it opened in early 2018. The show tells the story […]

Jigsaw – Skills for Life

When booking a performing arts class for the first time parents often ask us the million-dollar question: “How will the class benefit my child?” At Jigsaw, we appreciate that our students join our classes for a multitude of reasons. Every student can benefit in some way from the performing arts. While some join us to […]

Back to School! Back to Jigsaw!

As the long hot days of Summer shift to Autumn there is a sense a freshness in the air! Yes, it’s time to don the uniform and head back to school. But wait! That can only mean one thing… Back to school means back to Jigsaw! We have had such a great summer with many […]

Andy Hutchings is appointed joint Director of Jigsaw Arts Franchise Limited

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. Andy became a Jigsaw teacher in 2001 and over the years progressed to be General Manager. Later in 2016 he became the franchisee of Jigsaw Broxbourne and Ware […]

Jigsaw Chelmsford Celebrates First Term Success

Starting your own business venture would be a daunting prospect for most people. It takes determination, belief and a lot of hard work to build something from the ground up. A prospect that would send most of us heading for the hills tightly clutching our pay slips. However, striking out on your own can be […]

Beating the Heat at the Virgin Sport British 10K

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. After months of training and fundraising both runners laced up their trainers on that sweltering Sunday morning to complete the race in 1 hour 12 minutes! “It was an incredible hot day!” […]

Jigsaw Reviews: Mr Stink

Last month we ran a competition for a chance to win a pair of tickets to see and review the latest production of Mr Stink, based on the book by David Walliams at the Chickenshed Theatre. The story follows a very kind, but lonely, 12-year-old Chloe who invites the homeless ‘Mr Stink’ and his dog […]

Have you booked your Summer Holiday Workshop for 2018?

With the six-week summer holiday stretching before us, there’s no doubt that many families are looking forward to some sun, sea, sand and sunscreen. If, however, lounging on the sun lounger isn’t your child idea of entertainment this summer then we’ve got just the thing for you! Yes, that’s right, our five-day Jigsaw Summer Holiday workshops for […]