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Young People





Try it. Make it. Produce it.

If you’re young, creative and up for new experiences, join us! We’re looking for anyone aged 13 – 19 interested in learning new skills and exploring the ares of theatre, music, spoken word and technical production. Try one-off taster workshops, take part in short projects or join our Young Company and work towards planning and performing your own shows and events. Take a look at what’s coming up:





Aged 13-21? Apply now to get involved in our programme of FREE arts courses and workshops for young people.








The Albany’s Uncover Music Company of young producer’s, promoters, DJ’s and musicians meet weekly and collaborate with Craig Shanda aka Chunky (Swamp 81, Hoya:Hoya and Hessle Audio) a regular on the UK club scene, to create a new music night called Amplify. The Uncover group programme, produce and perform at the Amplify events giving them experience of everything from budgeting to event management, artist liaison and marketing. The event is youth led and eclectic where performances range from a South East London based folk band, a UK hip-hop MC and a 15 piece South African drumming band. With the Uncover Music Company we aim to inspire the next generation of musicians and promoters to be entrepreneurial and have a ‘do it yourself’ attitude to prepare them for success in an ever changing music industry.



Uncover  Theatre make large-scale, ensemble performance that is about the experiences and ideas of the group members. Our work is an organised chaos, energetic and sometimes raw with a mix of rehearsed and live moments. We use movement, design, new and original texts that we develop as a company, big soundtracks and improvisations. We are constantly developing our work, how we approach it, where we do it and what we make it about, to communicate our thoughts and ideas in different ways. We make theatre that excites us and our audiences and work that we think pushes people's ideas about what we are capable of doing as young people.


The group meet weekly and work towards creating performances for the Albany and other exciting festivals and venues.  We have previously performed at the Albany, Soho Theatre, Lewisham People’s Day, Forest Fest and Brockley Max.


The next production by Uncover will be called Phenomena based around the theme of love.


'Our youth theatre isn't like other youth theatres. If I didn't have this theatre to motivate me, I don't think I would be motivated at all.' 

- Uncover Member


Audition for Uncover

Uncover Theatre are holding open auditions for anyone aged 13 to 19 with an interest in drama on Tuesday 14 January 2014 at 5.30pm and 7pm.


To book a slot email uncover@thealbany.org.uk or call 020 8692 4446.







Uncover Theatre Company & Uncover Music Company


Uncover Theatre and Music Company members create their own work, produce events and learn about roles in the arts industry. This is your chance to take the next step towards a career or training in the arts. Work alongside professional artists and companies to make your idea a reality.


Unfortunately we are not able to offer work experience opportunities at this time, however if you are aged 13-25 and interested in learning new skills and exploring the areas of theatre, music, spoken word then we recommend you join Uncover.


We also regularly offer volunteer and job opportunities which are advertised online. Please keep checking our News and Jobs page for more information.


Relevant Events, Projects & Courses...

Tue 27 May - Sat 31 May

Sizwe Banzi is Dead

Genesis Future Directors Award winner Matthew Xia directs this momentous, Tony-nominated play which exposes the struggle for freedom and identity in apartheid-era South Africa, unravelling the brutal absurdities of everyday life under oppression.