The Importance Of Play In Your Practice

Yes, we all know what it is to play. We’ve played in playgrounds, we’ve played with our cats and played with a lot of other things… But how many of us performers remember the art to creating great things on stage is playing? Here’s a guide to why it’s important and how it can enhance […]

Meet The Performer: Petula Goldfever, Hitting Our Hot, Hot, Hot! Show Tomorrow!

We’re on form tonight, with the introductions, and while we’re on a roll, we thought you’d like to meet the French fancy that is Petula Goldfever, who is in the UK and fresh from a stint at the Edinburgh Festival! Leaving a trail of golddust where ever she goes, Petula Goldfever is 24 carat gold […]

Meet The Performer: Amber Topaz, Performing At Swansea Grand Arts Wing Tomorrow!

With out height of summer show, set to live up to its Hot, Hot, Hot moniker, hitting Swansea Grand Theatre Arts Wing tomorrow night, we thought we’d better introduce you to one of the headliners! Step forward our flame-haired fire cracker Amber Topaz! GQ Magazine call her an “explosion of charisma and stage presence unmatched, […]

How To: Troupe Costumes

So you’ve formed a troupe and you want to look professional and stand out from the crowd… Here’s a little how-to!  Firstly, what are troupe costumes? And why? When you get together as a troupe, it’s not just the moves that should be in-step, you whole look should be in keeping with everyone else in […]

How To Burlesque Without Losing Yourself

We get it! You’re excited! You’ve entered the industry, invented the colourful characters and made everything you do B I G… You have the confidence, your stage persona is on fire… But you’ve woken up one morning and realised you don’t know where the off-switch for the on-stage persona is…   Putting everything into your […]

Progress… It’s All About Progression

In this world, where everything is instant, where at the click of the button you can have this or do that, where all knowledge can be looked up and copied and pasted, instead of learned, in our hurry to do things now, we often forget the joy in progression. We’re here to tell you why […]

Meet The Performer: Mister Meredith, Performing This Saturday at Swansea Grand

With our Summer Time Blues just days away, we thought you ought to meet one of our most charming of performers – the very naughty Mister Meredith… If variety is at the end of the pier, Mister Meredith just went and jumped off – this musical comedian has a penchant for very nautical antics and […]

Meet The Performer: Audacity Chutzpah, performing at our Summer Time Blues 10 June

It’s Friday! There’s just over a week to go until our Summer Time Blues hits Swansea Grand Arts Wing, so step forward Audacity Chutzpah Based in the South West, Audacity is a comedy genius. Her clever acts, which include an unexpected take on Britannia, and her brilliant fawn – with nods towards Mr Tumnus from […]

Name Of Thrones… Why A Punchy Name Can Make Your Act Stand Out

In this game, we’re always trying to think of ways to make ourselves and our acts more dynamic and make ourselves stand out among a sea of literally thousands of performers and acts. Which is why having a punchy and interesting title to your act matters.  What’s In A Name?  A name is really important, […]