News

Full Time Drama Schools Outside London
08 Aug 17
School Blog

We recently took a look at some of the best known drama schools in London and what their specialties are. Although many of the UK’s top schools are in the capital, there are quite a few outside of London that are worth considering as well. Please join us for a trip around the country!

Eva De Valk
3 Ways Dancing Can Improve Your Child’s health
21 Jul 17
School Blog

For some parents, getting their child to take part in physical exercise can be a challenge. Trying to incorporate exercise into your child’s lifestyle might seem difficult, but have you ever thought about signing them up to some dance classes? Dancing can be a fantastic way for young children and teenagers to stay active!

Shadia Ashiru
Full Time London Drama Schools
13 Jul 17
School Blog

With many of our students now leaving School they have so big decisions to make for their future. For those of them considering a training at a full time drama school here is an overview of what some of the best have to offer..

Eva De Valk
Meet the AF Volunteers - Alexia
03 Jul 17
School Blog

Here on the Anna Fiorentini blog you have heard before from a couple of our lovely teachers, who put in a lot of hard work each weekend. But we also have some other very important people walking around our schools: our fantastic volunteers. We thought it was about time you got to know them a bit better. First up is Alexia, who is a regular at our Docklands and Greenwich Fiorentini Weenies classes.

Eva De Valk
How Young Actors Can Use Social Media to Help Their Career
22 Jun 17
School Blog

Social media can be a powerful tool for networking and building relationships with other industry professionals. These days, casting agents are searching through social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to discover fresh young talent. Here are some helpful hints from our Social Media Manager.

Shadia Ashiru
Cheap Tickets for Young People
05 Jun 17
School Blog

Being a theatre lover can be an expensive hobby for anyone, but especially for families and young people. Fortunately, many theatres and theatre companies try to make their shows more accessible by offering discounted tickets to young people and students, either at ticket checkout or through special membership schemes. We’ve done the research and made a list of some of the places where it pays to be young.

Eva De Valk
Working as an Extra
22 May 17
School Blog

Do you ever watch a film and wonder where all the background performers come from? Read all about Eva's experiences on set.

Eva De Valk
On Stage or Off Stage
16 May 17
School Blog

Have you ever wondered what it takes to put on a Show? Having just seen our Greenwich & Camden students perform at the Shaw Theatre, hear from our team member Eva on what really happens behind the curtain. 

Eva De Valk
AF Office Internship Pt. II
01 May 17
School Blog

As a 6-week internship comes to an end for FIE student, Catherine, she reflects on her time at the School and offers an insight in to what really happens behind-the-scenes!

Catherine Collier
Acting in the UK vs US
24 Apr 17
School Blog

Have you ever wondered why Actors from the UK are so succesful in the US? Hear from AF Team member, Catherine about the differences in training that lead to the differences on the stage and screen.

Catherine Collier
Exam Preparation: Top Tips to Support your Child
18 Apr 17
School Blog

With the end of the Easter holidays approaching, many students (and their parents) will start thinking about the upcoming exam season. Hear from our team on how Performing Arts extra curricular activities can support your child's exam preparation. 

Eva De Valk
A Tale of Two Cities
10 Apr 17
School Blog

Have you ever wondered how British Theatre differs from Theater in the States? Take a read about the experiences of our intern, Catherine.

Catherine Collier
Spirit of Motown
03 Apr 17
School Blog

Don't miss our staff review of the hit West End Show, Motown the Musical.

Catherine Collier
AF Office Internship
27 Mar 17
School Blog

Hear from our current Intern, Catherine and her experiences of working at AF HQ. Catherine joins us through an internship scheme managed by the FIE Foundation offering internships to students from across the World in London.

Catherine Collier
Bringing Classic Back
21 Mar 17
School Blog

Known as one of the finest playwrights in all of history, William Shakespeare has definitely made his mark in both the theatre and literature world. His plays and poems are still taught in classes today despite being written centuries ago. Despite being taught Shakespeare at a fairly young age, young people today have a difficult time understanding his words as well as his relevance in our world today.

Catherine Collier
Facing Stage Fright
13 Mar 17
School Blog

Have you ever suffered from Stage Fright? You're not alone, in fact it's a lot more common that you know...

Catherine Collier
Fundraising Ideas
01 Aug 16
AF News

Fundraising ideas for students to help us raise £30,000 to support 100 young people over the next 3 years.

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