The problem is that there’s a very fine line between enthusiastic engagement and disruptive behaviour. And if one person’s enjoyment of a show spoils someone else’s by, for instance, making so much noise that neighbouring audience members can’t hear the actors, then that’s not on.
If you really want to perform, or become a theatre technician, then you almost certainly need the hands-on approach of a drama school with at least 30 hours tuition a week, people with proper industry experience to teach you, lots of opportunities to perform and all the rest of it. It must be practical if it’s to be vocational.
Recently many of us mourned the passing of an inspiring dance teacher in Somerset by the name of Joy Tinney. Her christian named pretty much summed her and her teaching methods up perfectly. She encouraged students of all abilities to create, to strive to be better and most importantly to discover the Joy of dance….