Guide to theatre curtains & stage drapes

  When you go to a traditional theatre to watch a performance, there are certain things you expect to see around you, like plush tiered seating, lighting rigs, an orchestra pit and – of course – theatre curtain and stage drapes across the front of the stage Over the years, as the theatre scene has […]

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‘Confidence, creativity and communication are essential to an excellent education.’ Ed Elliott, Head at The Perse School Cambridge

As part of an expansion masterplan, the Performing Arts Centre at The Perse School is the final piece in a 10 year process of development. Visionary Head Ed Elliott added, ‘We have long had a vision for a performing arts centre, an environment in which everyone – whether artist, scientist or mathematician – can develop […]

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Should Venues Change in Line with Technology?

The performance name might be up in lights but the question is, is that the only light theatre goers want to see? More often than ever, both performers and audience members can see a sea of lights from the audience despite announcements being made and signs making it clear it is frowned upon to use […]

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Start Your Career in Stage Lighting

Do you have a passion for the stage? Spend lots of time at the theatre? You might find yourself thinking of a career in the industry but how do you get there when you have lots of drive and enthusiasm yet are lacking in the experience department? Here are our top tips for kick-starting your career […]

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The Rule of Thirds

Christmas pageants and holiday productions are among some of the most popular themed performances this time of year. As a result, it’s necessary to plan out how to best include festive creative touches to your stage. While Christmas trees, fake snow and lots of baubles and ornaments are obvious go-tos, it’s helpful to consult with the […]

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