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09 Oct 2021

Youth Theatre outing to West Norwood Cemetery

The theme for the Saturday drama classes this term is ‘spooky stories‘ and Gothic plays. To coincide with this, the Youth groups (13 to 18 year olds) were treated to a guided tour of West Norwood cemetery, run by The Friends of the Cemetery. It was a beautiful sunny afternoon as the youth theatre members were shown around the cemetery and learned about the history and famous people buried there, all while gaining inspiration for exploring the Gothic genre.

09 Oct 2021

Q&A with Actor Mark Ebulué

SLT Youth Theatre were delighted to host a Q&A session with actor Mark Ebulué. Mark told our Youth Theatre members about his career, what he enjoyed best, how he prepared for roles and how caring for your voice is important for actors. He chatted about his voiceover work including extensive work on video games, which resonated with the young audience. Mark also gave them useful tips about managing money and setting a budget which is so important for actors. The Youth […]

03 Oct 2021

Casting Announcement: Lost Monsters

Siobhán Campbell announces her cast for Lost Monsters by Laurence-Wilson “With rehearsals grinding to a halt in March 2020, we put our props away and scripts ended up under a pile of lockdown activities. I was thrilled when TC approached me to ask if we wanted to continue with the production and jumped at the chance. Nearly 18 months on it was necessary to recast several of the roles, definitely the hardest audition process I’ve ever had. It was lovely […]

26 Sep 2021

Free year of Full Membership won for survey completion

Almost one hundred people took part in our Member & Friend Survey 2021 and put themselves into the draw for a free year of Full Membership, so thank you if you were one of those who provided such useful feedback. We’ll be reporting back on the results soon, (a lot of love for good old SLT, we’re happy to say!) but in the meantime, we’re pleased to announce that Daniel Paul was the winner of the prize. Congratulations Daniel, enjoy […]

25 Sep 2021

Chaperoning and safeguarding training

Chaperones wanted for young performers We’re seeking local people who are interested in becoming Chaperones to support children, young people and vulnerable adults when they take part in productions. The role involves attending rehearsals and performances ensuring the safety of those in your care. Chaperones will be paid £12 per hour. To become a qualified chaperone, you will have to register with Lambeth council and undertake Chaperone and Safeguarding training. SLT will pay for a limited number of Chaperones to […]

22 Sep 2021

200 Club Draw – August 2021 Results

The Big Red Tombola is back with the results for August! Enjoy our latest video of the 200 Club Draw and Congrats to our winners.   There are 42 remaining shares left. Claim yours or get more now under ‘Optional Extras’ in your membership login or the LoveAdmin app to be in with the chance of winning cash prizes every month!   As this is the final draw of the year since the reboot, here are some interesting facts: 160 […]

12 Sep 2021

Casting Announcement: Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett (UPDATE)

Jeanette Hoile announces her cast for Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett “Some excellent performances during auditions gave me difficult decisions to make, to find the right permutation of actors to do justice to this wonderful 20th century classic. I am confident that this combination of seasoned SLT performers and exciting new talent will provide an engaging and entertaining production for audiences. For those who don’t know the play, it will introduce them to the surreal and fascinating world of […]

06 Sep 2021

Casting Announcement: Swive (Elizabeth)

Cal Beckett announces her cast for Swive (Elizabeth) by Ella Hickson “I’m delighted to announce my cast for this exciting new play in November, welcoming both new and familiar faces to a show that must not be confused with any Tudor period drama you’ve ever seen! Thanks to everyone who auditioned and for making the final decisions so hard, and to Lisa Thomas and Mark Ireson for their help. Our crew is also lined up, and I can’t wait to […]

02 Sep 2021

2021 Members’ Club Committee Nominations

We are delighted to announce the following nominations have been received for the Members’ Club Committee for 2021/22 Chair – Adam Crook Deputy Chair – Guy Jones Treasurer – Andrew Chadney Bar Manager – Brian Fretwell Secretary – Celia Delaney Social Secretary – No Nominations received As none of the roles are contested, the nominees will be automatically appointed. We would also like to extend huge thanks to Jenn Nettles and Liz Glazzard, who will both be standing down from […]

21 Aug 2021

Adult Learning: New Writing

We are pleased to showcase the work of  graduates of the recent SLT Creative Writing courses.  This month, we have Audrey Lindsay with ‘Leave Nothing Behind‘.   I remember the day we drove away from the cottage where I’d been born. I remember an echoey empty bedroom, and a wardrobe where a lonely wire coat hanger rocked back and forth like a metronome. My mother pulled it out and threw it in the car.  “I’m leaving nothing behind.”  We moved […]