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 […]

Kiki Lovechild Masterclass, February 11 at Revue Studios, Swansea

Places are now released via the tickets page of bluestockinglounge.com for a very special workshop led by Kiki Lovechild, 2pm Saturday 11 February at Revue Studios (PLEASE NOTE NEW ADDRESS!), 13-17 Belle Vue Way, Swansea SA1 5BZ. Clown skills for cabaret: finding joy in performance How do you deal with performing in environments you are uncomfortable […]

You Gotta Have A Gimmick!

Everyone wants their style to stand out from the rest of the crowd and all promoters like to have a varied bill, where styles and acts are all different… So in the words the wonderful Mazeppa (Faith Dane) of Mervyn LeRoy’s 1962 film Gypsy (a must see for all performers!) “you got to have a gimmick!” […]

Learning A New Skill Is Hard Work – But Rewarding!

So you have an idea that you want to learn a new skill? Perhaps you’ve always wanted to be a performer? Perhaps you want to work behind the scenes making costumes or what if your new skill is something, er, skilled, like belly dance, circus training, pole work, sword fighting? Well, it’s not the skill […]