Wow! What a fantastic first term we’ve had with you since taking over from Pete and Jules!

Thank you so much for putting your faith in us! We really cannot express how much that means to us and we are gutted that with so many plans in the pipeline we have to pause these.

In line with government guidelines, as schools have not been told to close until Friday, we will be going ahead with the last lesson of term on today.

The health and well-being of our students, their friends, family and our staff is of paramount importance to us so of course if government guidelines change in the meantime, so shall we.

We will ensure that as last week, all pupils wash their hands thoroughly before entering the class.

If parents or children are showing any signs of illness, please don’t attend.

We are living in very uncertain times and although we hope to resume classes after Easter on April 30th and to go ahead with the performances on July 5th, sadly neither of these may happen as scheduled and may need to be delayed.

As a small independent business, we really appreciate your continued support in these difficult times and we are trying to formulate alternative plans, should large group drama classes not be possible for the foreseeable future. If anyone has any suggestions on how we can do this we’d love to hear them as we understand it’s going to be extremely difficult and challenging for our students (and guardians!) not to be able to socialise and flex their artistic muscles!

For the time being we are continuing with private individual, duologue and small group lessons for LAMDA or for any other reason. If necessary these can be conducted by various methods online if we are faced with the worst case scenario of lockdown.

If you have social media please follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (the links to which can be found on our website) where you’ll find regular updates.

We hope to see as many of you as possible tonight where we will continue with rehearsals, in hope that we can go ahead with the performances next term!

Take care, be safe, stay positive and remember “The Show Must Go On”! We hope to see you all again very very soon and please keep us updated on how you’re all doing.

Much love & gratitude,

The Direct Theatre Team x