Celebrating the success of Little Voices pupils



Training children week after week in drama and singing is what we do however we really care about their development and their achievements. There is quite an alumni of past Little Voices pupils that have attended lessons with us at Little Voices and gone on to tread the boards of TV, theatre and film. Ciara Baxendale was a pupil and has gone on to RADA at age 18 years, starred in films, BBC dramas and MY Mad Fat Diary. Several children have gone on to Theatre School and lots of individuals have gone to fulfilling careers outside of the arts in law, medicine, media and banking. Whilst not every child is heading for the bright lights of the professional career and we are about developing a child’s confidence and individual needs and aspirations it is important to celebrate successes.

This week we are proud to announce that one of the Little Voices Clitheroe pupils from the North West of England has received a scholarship to the prestigious Sylvia Young Theatre School. She attended a series of auditions along with hundreds of other young, talented people.

But what is it that this young girl has that makes her stand out?

Well it is an interesting question and there is no right or wrong answer but a core determination to succeed within, a burning desire to do this above and beyond anything else is certainly a necessity. There is a layer of natural talent that cannot be taught and yet it needs to be present and then a child needs to have access to the right tutors, appropriate audition material and expertise. Don’t forget that it is about what someone is looking for too not just what you have to offer!

Nothing happens without supportive parents, schools and groups of people that really believe in an individual.

As the words of the song say “Don’t stop believing” and whatever your dream in life – GO FOR IT!

I hope that you have a superb week!