Anna Fiorentini launches Stage in the City
PUBLISHED: 12:00 21 March 2015
Copyright Peter Gettins
Award-winning children’s drama pioneer Anna Fiorentini invited stressed City workers to unleash their inner performer at the launch of a new venture to support inner city youngsters.
The Hackney-born actress, whose award-winning charity stage school helped polish the talents of rising star Jermain Jackman, winner of “The Voice”, has set up Stage in the City to raise money for talented youngsters from poor homes to receive training to boost their confidence and possibly open the doors to a stage career.
The initiative sees short 8-11 week drama, dance and music courses including ‘Acting for Beginners’, “Flashmob Dance” sessions of popular dance styles and Contemporary Choir, at centres around the City, taught by sought-after industry professionals like Jake Murray and Mark Short.
Anna said: “Most of us wanted to be a singer, actor or dancer when we were kids, but most of us ended up doing workaday jobs - and this is a chance for anyone to fulfil their childhood fantasies and explore a totally new area of performance and creativity.”
For more information see www.annafiorentini.com/adults.
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