Theatre in education working conditions

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I have to say we’re saddened but not surprised today to see the piece in The Stage newspapers about the working conditions for theatre-in-education actors. https://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2018/theatre-education-actors-face-abusive-working-conditions/ Yes, theatre in education is a very hard job with long hours and low … Continued

Free 2 Choose 2014 – Forced Marriage

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After the success of our Free 2 Choose project last year  Act On Info are very proud that this year’s project has been bigger and better than ever. Funded by the Forced Marriage Unit of the government, Free 2 Choose … Continued

From Superheroes to Knobbly Knees

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Hello all, we hope you are all well, we’ve been busy busy bees as usual and can’t believe we have had half term already! Or as one teacher said to us the other day – “Only 4 weeks till the … Continued

Zip, Zap, Boing! Drama Game of the Week!

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This game is a fantastic icebreaker and is also used for creating energy and focus within a group before a performance. The last time we played it was before a performance at The Lowry Theatre in Manchester with a group … Continued

Manchester Primary School wins award!

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Congratulations to St Mary’s Church of England Primary School in Moss Side, Manchester who have won the TES Award for ‘School of the Year’ for Community and Enterprise. This is a national award and they have been recognised as the … Continued

Let’s (not) get it on! SRE drama

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On Tuesday 11 June, New Clause 20 – which would have made personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) education, including sex and relationships education (SRE), statutory in state schools – was disappointingly defeated by 303 votes to 209. This comes … Continued

Shakespeare Play in a Day – International!

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We’re really sorry we haven’t posted anything for a while – yes we could make the usual excuses of filling in funding application forms (which we have done a lot of!) and being busy writing (which we’ve also done a lot … Continued

Working as an actor in Theatre in Education

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We get a lot of CV’s from young actors wanting to work for us. For me the first notion I had of acting came from watching a Road Safety drama workshop at primary school and realizing that these people were having … Continued

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