December Blog by Penny Lambert I would like to share a voluntary activity which I do as a retired Speech & Drama teacher – that is reading with children in Primary School. So many teachers are so hard pressed to
STSD MEETS NAS (South Bucks Branch) In September my family visited The National History Museum, London. We had visited before, of course, but this trip was different and organised by the NAS (National Autistic Society) South Bucks – lead by
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Truth to tell, we began our day in a much more leisurely manner partaking of some very useful background information which led to the rise of dance in theatre. Good Queen Bess, it seems, favoured dancing the Galliard five times
This Spring: Kinky Boots the Musical on 4 and 9 February, Cyrano De Bergerac (James McAvoy) on 20 February, Riverdance 25th Anniversary on 3 and 8 March (filmed at 3Arena, Dublin), King John (RSC production from The Swan, Stratford) on
Mia Ball stood down as chairperson at yesterday’s meeting in London. The committee members thanked her for her hard work over the years and presented her with some theatre vouchers. Mia Ball with her card and theatre tokens. STSD publicity committee
We visited Wales to discover Dylan Thomas; we also found J M Tambimuttu. The portrait of James Meary Tambimuttu (known as Tambi to his colleagues) was hidden in the section dedicated to Thomas’ London connections, at the Dylan Thomas centre,
On Saturday afternoon, 17 August, STSD Conference Delegates met in the Globe’s Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre ready for this seminar on Safeguarding and Inclusivity in Theatre. A Panel, including representatives from Theatre Management, Practitioners, Actors, etc., were invited to discuss
A Wizarding Workshop It isn’t essential to have a passion for the topic you have chosen for your Drama workshop, but when you will be spending hours preparing it, trust me it most certainly makes your preparation time a lot
Member, Nanette Ackerman, has written an absorbing book about poetry and mysticism, called Poems for my Aunt. Available from Amazon https://www.amazon.co.uk/Poems-my-Aunt-Nanette-Ackerman/dp/1912231441/ref=sr_1_2?