4 Mar · Emma-Jayne · No Comments

How Dance Can Boost Children’s Confidence

There are a lot of reasons for kids to take up dancing and attend a dance school but one of the subtler ones is the way it boosts their confidence. Sometimes children don’t seem like they have a problem with this but even the ones that seem confident need practice and encouragement to shine. Whether …


14 Feb · Emma-Jayne · No Comments

“The show must go on…”

…And you can be part of it, but first of all, you need to get through the audition!! With our top audition tips, it will be easy peasy.   Before Audition day: You want your voice to be pleasing to listen to, so record yourself and play it back, taking note of your breathing, projection, …


5 Jan · Emma-Jayne · No Comments

Why Is Drama Good For Children?

As Principal of a theatre school, I’m asked this question a lot and I could sit here all day rolling out a huge list of reasons why drama is good for children; it helps to develop physical, social and intellectual skills, builds confidence and imagination, the list is endless but there’s a less obvious reason …


17 Nov · Emma-Jayne · No Comments

The first rule of Dance Class is…..

…to make sure you are ready for Dance class! It’s an investment, you are investing your time, and energy learning how to dance, so the last thing you want is for any of that to go to waste by not making the most of every dance class. You might think that the best dancers become …


5 Oct · Emma-Jayne · No Comments

Dancing Isn’t Just Fun – It’s the Best Start for Young Children

Dancing is fun whether you are 8 or 80, and it is great to spark an interest in dance from a very early age. That interest can blossom into something magical and has many fantastic benefits for your little ones that you may not even have considered.   Let’s have a closer look at what …


24 Aug · Emma-Jayne · No Comments

Why are performing arts important?

Unlike school, at GO there are no wrong answers, everyone is actively encouraged to express themselves, this, in turn, can improve and develop many different skills, all of which will play a big role in adult life: Giving and receiving constructive criticism No one is perfect, a fact that some children find hard to understand. …


24 Jul · Emma-Jayne · No Comments

Hobbies can turn to Passion

During this time of technology craziness, we need to make sure our children are engaging in some form of physical activity or hobby that veers them away from their iPads, laptops, PlayStations and televisions. It is also important to note that even though something may only start out as a hobby, it can often mature …


13 May · Emma-Jayne · No Comments

Never miss a chance to Dance….

Here at GO, we offer classes in dancing, singing and acting but today I want to focus purely on why the art of dancing is so good for the soul!! So here GO’s (pardon the pun) 5 reasons why you should consider making dance a part of your life:   Happy and Healthy Bodies Firstly …


14 Apr · Emma-Jayne · No Comments

Theatre Skills are Skills for life

Being part of a theatre school has an endless amount of positive benefits. Here at GO Theatre School, we are certainly no different!! I want to talk about why being a student here at GO is so fantastic (If I do say so myself). GO sets our students up with skills that they can take …


17 Mar · Emma-Jayne · 4 Comments

The GO Theatre Family

“Become a member of The GO Family”, “Be part of The GO Family” – They sound like slick straplines thought up by an expensive, big city, advertising agency or PR company, don’t they? People would think we had paid a princely sum for someone to create this for us, well we really didn’t!!!! “The GO …