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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 […]

Jigsaw Runs For Cancer Research!

Having both lost a parent to cancer, our founder Nicola Lander, and our Business Development Manager, Andy Hutchings, will be running the Virgin Sport British 10k in Westminster on Sunday, 15th July 2018 at 9.30am. If you are in the area in this day, please do come along the running route to cheer them both […]

Jigsaw Student Charlotte Hessey reaches BBC Radio 2 500 Words Final

In our last week’s Blog we covered a story about our talented Performing Arts and Drama teacher, Luke Harding, who has recently published his first book (50 Things We All Take Too Seriously) This week we have learnt that it’s not just our Jigsaw teachers who are putting pen to paper, but our students as […]

50 Things We All Take Too Seriously…

At Jigsaw Performing Arts Schools we pride ourselves in the quality of our Performing Arts classes, our passionate school managers and talent teachers who make every weekend a place to belong for all the students who attend Jigsaw across London and the Home Counties. Luke Harding, Performing Arts teacher at Jigsaw Performing Arts School in […]

Another successful Franchise Discovery Day!

Thursday 24th of May 2018 saw the hotly anticipated Jigsaw Franchise Discovery Day take place at The Actors Centre. Company Director, Nicola Lander, and Business Development Manager, Andrew Hutchings met several prospective franchisees all keen to open their very own Jigsaw Performing Arts School. “It was lovely to meet prospective franchisees. Their passion for what we […]