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Top 5 Ways that the Performing Arts can Benefit your Child

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The performing arts offer numerous benefits to children and young adults. With that in mind, here are our Top 5 Ways That The Performing Arts Can Benefit Your Child:

Building Confidence: 

So many families choose the performing arts as an extra-curricular activity for their children in order to help build their confidence. The performing arts provide a unique and creative opportunity for children of all ages to feel a sense of achievement whilst reaching a shared goal.

Social Skills: 

Alongside building confidence in children, a rehearsal room provides the perfect environment for students to interact, developing their communication and social skills with like-minded peers.


In a fast-paced world, punctuality is vitally important, and an exciting and engaging performing arts schedule encourages children to work towards key performance dates and rehearsal times, allowing them the opportunity to take ownership of their role within the cast or company whilst learning life skills along the way.


Whether a child is learning tap dance for the first time or developing their understanding of Shakespeare, the performing arts allow children to express themselves in an active and welcoming environment, giving them the opportunity to understand and develop their strengths in an enjoyable manner.


The opportunity to perform really encapsulates all of the above and it is a chance for children to see all their hard work and commitment pay off. The thrill of live performance is an incredible one, and when the curtain falls and the auditorium is filled with the sound of applause, the young performers are left feeling hugely rewarded.

Jigsaw Performing Arts is dedicated to developing performance skills, promoting self-expression and building confidence. We offer performing arts classes for children aged between 3 – 18. Find your nearest school by entering your postcode into the search on our home page