20.4.22 I’ve injured my voice, now what?

20.4.22 I’ve injured my voice, now what?

20.4.22 I’ve injured my voice, now what? Rebecca Hardcastle Some tips to help with vocal health recovery. Just like muscular injuries in sports people and dancers, vocal injuries are also common in singers. When you’re using your voice so much, even with...
Singing ‘Support’ – Who’s on Your Team?

Singing ‘Support’ – Who’s on Your Team?

Singing ‘Support’ – Who’s on Your Team?   Laura Boon   Singing can be a vulnerable activity. When we sing, we’re sharing a little bit of who we are. Even when we’re singing the words and music written by somebody else, we’re still communicating it in...
6.4.22 The Power of Struggle

6.4.22 The Power of Struggle

6.4.22 – The Power of Struggle in Practice   Clare Silver  How many times have you tried to learn a new skill, only to find it such a struggle that you’ve given up? I think we can all put our hands up to that one. What if I told you that the very moment you...
We’re one of a kind, no category..

We’re one of a kind, no category..

30.3.22 Reflecting on our day at MOVE IT…   Jo Bentley When the alarm clock went off at 5.50am, I woke full of apprehension. A long day loomed ahead – and I wanted more than anything for it to be worth it. For us. For them. For everyone. At the start...
23.3.22 ‘Can you sing that again but be poppier?’

23.3.22 ‘Can you sing that again but be poppier?’

23.3.22 ‘Can you sing that again but be poppier?’ Rachel Lynes Have you ever been asked this?  Musical Theatre is changing. And, as it changes, the demands on performers change. When I was at college in the early 2000s we barely touched pop. Maybe we had a song or two...
16.3.22 – 2022 Update

16.3.22 – 2022 Update

16.3.22 – What a start to this year we’ve had…   Jo Bentley   When we were discussing our 2022 hopes for The Sing Space last year, we held our breaths as we frantically made space on the page for all of our ideas, whilst trying to keeep...