Wow! What a finish to an emotional week! Hospital Food was dedicated in memory of Paul Jenkins, Scott and Elliot's dad and Babs the raffle guru's husband. His fond memories of working as a Butlins red coat always made me chuckle. He loved performing and would have been so proud of this weeks young performers and his family.
I can't begin to tell you how these young people have approached and inspired all us coaches. Especially Jess who lost her dad to cancer, George who's nana is currently fighting, Isaac's Nan god bless her, my own uncle Kevin who is smiling above us and my Auntie also fighting this terrible illness. Last night an old dear theatre friend, Sally was supposed to be watching and has been admitted back to hospital this week. A teaching colleague, friend and mother also fighting and the many other families currently facing the ripples of its grip.
Thank you just doesn't seem enough for those supporting and who watched the play, which in all honestly is a very difficult thing to sit through. We hope in performing this play we help those that feel alone with the illness, that the young people have an outlet to talk (if they want) about their feelings and that together we can shine light in to those dark places cancer spreads to. We're just trying our best to do good work in our community. All the companies who have supported the production, raffle and various parts of the play a big thank you too.
They say 3's the magic number... yes it is, it's the magic number! This week three directors, took three casts, for three nights, with three different interpretations! We have roughly worked out we have raised around £3,000 pounds... for Duchess of Kent, Sue Ryder hospice, another place striving to do good work in difficult times. Kind wishes to all who have donated. A special mention to Tilehurst cast member Tom Bailey for raising over £700 too. A challenge it sure has been, but on many levels a thing of real beauty.
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Due to the massive success in our Little Char-Actors class for the ages 4 to 6 in Pangbourne and Tilehurst we are proud to announce that we are starting a new Little Char-Actors class in Caversham and Woodley in 2017. The classes are only a price busting £47 per ten-week term. With many years of working with this age group in our school classes, we are excited to now offer them at our private centres.
Our specially designed workshops focus on many aspects of character and personality building, alongside our confidence, self-esteem and vocal work for this age group. Only 10 places available. For information please email
or call 07863 734 830. Have fun! Do Good!
Berzerk have provided their "silent short film project" in over 8 schools this year. Potion X, Theseus and the Minotaur, Robin Hood and Jekyll and Hyde. Thanks for those schools that have booked us for the second or third year running!