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Exploring Grown-up Creativity: SoulShine Wellbeing Space

I’m fascinated by the subject of creativity – how it comes about and how we can nurture it. To delve into this topic further I ask some very talented artists about their creativity – where it stems from and how they use it in their work. I hope that by...

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Exploring Grown-up Creativity: Mosaic

As adults, it can be hard to tap into our inner creativity, we think we left that at the school gates long ago and the trials of everyday life just take over. In a series of blogs, I’m asking some very talented artists about their creativity – where it...

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Yes, but what is it REALLY like?

In this guest blog, regular ‘student’ Cat describes what it has been like joining the classes as a newbie, and explains why she keeps coming back. If you’re wondering whether an adult improv, singing or acting class is right for you, here’s the noob’s-eye view of Open...

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Just for the joy of it

In the first of our guest blogs, Miranda Warner, who will be teaching with us this May, talks about the joy of singing for its own sake, and the connections with others that music can forge.  Aged 17, I was sitting in a Spanish lesson at school next to a friend, and...

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Feel the fear and do it anyway

At Open Stage Arts we don’t work towards a performance, although we do perform within the confines of the class. Some people gain confidence in the class and decide to give performing a try by joining local theatre groups, or even writing and producing their own...

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New Year, New You…

In our Oxford city location, we have now hosted our first four singing and drama classes of 2017, and what a happy, positive and sociable experience it has been. New year, new you, and all that jazz. At Open Stage Arts we don’t need to reinvent ourselves, but new...

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