I’ll start by saying this: you need to go and see a Kinetic Arts Theatre performance.   I’m not exaggerating that throughout their performance of ‘Footloose’, I was either laughing or smiling for the full two hours straight. It felt like every single cast member was having a blast on the stage and they passed on the infectious sense of fun on to the audience too.   The show was held at the Royal Welsh College of Music and drama….


Jonathan Larson’s AIDS-themed urban rock musical Rent is back on stage, directed and choreographed by Kris Crowley and performed by a strong, young cast belting out the numbers as if their lives depend on it. Even though it was written 20 years ago, AIDS feels all the more relevant and a crucial theme to be covered now. The musical follows a gang of artists who struggle to maintain relationships and conforming to society. They soon decide to face the music,…