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BITCHY OPERA GOSSIP!

And now on a lighter note… This is going to be a blog about the wonderful website/blog, not known to everybody, Parterre Box. It is the celebrated, naughty, bitchy, opinioned and FUNNY queer opera zine. Based in New York, it mainly writes about the Opera Scene there,...

SPRING AWAKENING, from Berlin to Broadway

Spring Awakening is a vibrant, powerful piece which is an ideal vehicle to showcase the talents of young actor/singers with great voices. Associated Studios is proud to present this wonderful adaptation of a great masterpiece depicting a group of fascinating characters in their journey of self-discovery.

A Brief Guide for choosing Pop Songs for Musical Theatre Auditions

: -You are choosing a Pop song for a MUSICAL THEATRE AUDITION and NOT for a Gig with a Mic or a Gig with a band or a recording studio session. Bearing this in mind is absolutely crucial. Please do NOT choose Pop songs which rely on a drum kit/studio production/band to...

The Power of the Audience

The power of the audience By Australian Board Member, Dr Christopher Stewardson Everyone can have a poor performance. We don’t like it, but we usually get away with it. But woe betide if we disrespect our audience or dump on the press. This is something Frank Sinatra...

Summer Opera in London

While the Royal Opera and English National Opera take a well deserved break over Summer, Opera in London is well served by Opera Holland Park.  As well as producing world-class opera every year in gorgeous surroundings, this is a company dedicated to working with...

Life as a West End Swing

 - by AS Musical Theatre Alumni David O' Mahoney "Since doing the first Associated Studios course I went from strength to strength - I secured a great new agent who I've been with for many years now and who I count as a friend and a rock... and have now wracked up two...

Surviving the profession: Developing yourself as a creative artist

By Leontine Hass We dwell in a creative industry, The Performing Arts. You might have been drawn to it for the love of music and text, emotional and physical expression, the search for truth and real human connection, the thrill of moving an audience, and a myriad...