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OPINION : Annemarie Lewis Thomas – be a pro and just get on with it.

Saturday saw the end of yet another term in the ever revolving carousel that is The MTA intensive 2 year programme. Of course one of our unique features is the fact that we produce a public performance at the end of every term… so Saturday also saw the end of this year’s production of Something Old, Something New, our annual ...

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OPINION: Annemarie Lewis Thomas – Moving… the true cost!

It was a milestone week for the college last week when we finally revealed that we were moving premises. However as with all these things there is a more involved story behind the sound bite. I won’t bore you with the details, but it had become apparent to me a while back that our current premises weren’t going to be ...

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BLOG: Annemarie Lewis Thomas – New Year… Same Problems

Firstly I’d like to wish all readers to these ramblings a very happy and healthy 2015. Secondly a big thanks to all the people that have contacted me about my Christmas Wish as written about in my last blog. What has struck me, is quite how many people have privately emailed to say that this is a very real problem ...

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BLOG: Annemarie Lewis Thomas… The New Writing Challenge

The MTA is the only UK college that has a policy to actively support new writing and indeed new writers. There are lots of colleges that pay a certain degree of lip service to this e.g. put on the odd new musical every so often – but when you think about the resources that the larger colleges have and the ...

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BLOG: Annemarie Lewis Thomas… Training, for Life!

As ever I’d like to thank people for sharing and liking my last blog about why The MTA has chosen not to apply to be part UK Drama. I’d also like to thank UK Drama for answering all the queries that the blog raised…I’d like to…but I can’t, because as always they’ve stayed really quiet. Probably busy planning their next ...

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BLOG: Annemarie Lewis Thomas…A Stamp Of Approval

Firstly massive thanks to all of you that shared and retweeted the mental health blog…for a novice blogger I’ve been led to believe that over 150 shares is rather good. It’s fitting that it’s now No 1 in my ‘Blog Parade’. So what to talk about next then eh? Running a college parents tend to want to know one of ...

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BLOG: Annemarie Lewis Thomas… Mental Health Education starts at College

Philippa Howard, assistant secretary of the union’s Bristol and west general branch, called for the creation of a section on Equity’s website detailing organisations that offer help for people with mental health problems as a “first step” to creating a dialogue around the issues. The above paragraph was taken from The Stage on 22nd May and if a motion could ...

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