The First Word

Knight Hooson graduated from drama school 20 years ago this summer. He takes a look at what his fellow graduates are now up to.


The first day of drama school. Our first class was ballet. We were sent an advance list of things to purchase – pink tights / black leotards for girls and black tights / dance belt / white t-shirt for boys. What the hell was a dance belt?

Before the days of Google it was a lot harder to figure these things out. One of the guys got it seriously wrong.
He arrived late and took his place at the barre. There was something strange… the poor guy was wearing his beige dance belt over the top of his black tights. Oops.

That day was 20 years ago this September

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