Anna offers her Top 10 ingredients for writing and producing musicals for young performersRead More
Starling HQ is filling up with sketches of puppets and props, children's clothing, endless deliveries, recordings of sound effects and a To Do list as far as the eye can see. All this can mean only one thing: Summer School is coming! Find out our latest plans and how you can be part of it!Read More
Anna talks about her relationship with writing musicals and the 2016 Summer School show Finding Time. This is the first post in a series from Anna & Emily on the writing process, its highs and lows and development. Get an insight into what writing and mounting a new musical is like, and a behind the scenes look at Finding Time.Read More
We had such a brilliant time running this year's Summer School in Devon - a production of Seussical put on in just nine days of rehearsal!
Check out what we got up to in our Seussical video trailer and album with over 150 rehearsal, backstage and performance photographs!Read More
We are both thrilled to be directing and producing a production of Seussical which is staged by our biggest company yet, with over 45 young performers and backstage crew from Chagford and the surrounding area taking part. We will put the show together over ten days of intensive rehearsals for the youngsters, culminating in four performances.Read More
As adults, we often get bogged down by the weight of the world, forgetting to acknowledge those moments that make us happy, proud or liberated. We're too worried about what someone might think or how we might look, or simply don't allow ourselves the time to reflect on these moments.Read More