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Young People

Here at the Albany, Youth & Community work is central to what we do. We believe that by giving people opportunities to grow and be inspired, that the arts really do change people’s lives. Each year we give thousands of people the chance to develop skills and confidence through a variety of opportunities.


Uncover Theatre

Drama and performance workshops including dance, music, costume and set design for 8 - 13 year olds. 


If you want to share ideas, create an original show and perform then this is for you. No experience is necessary but a commitment of time and energy is needed. 


Continuing in 2018 at two locations in Lewisham: 


Riverside Youth Centre

Grove Street, Deptford, SE8 3QQ

Thursdays 4pm - 5.30pm

Ages 8-12.


TNG Youth Centre

111 Wells Park Road, Sydenham, SE26 6AD

Thursdays 6.45pm - 8.15pm

Ages 9-13.


Registration is essential


Call 07984 355826



The Albany Young Creatives 


The Albany Young Creatives are a collective of interdisciplinary artists and performers aged 16 to 25 who create original work and platforms to showcase young artists.

Are you an aspiring producer, artist, technician, performer, stage manager or promoter?


‘It’s such an amazing opportunity to be supported by the artists that we have here to make our own events happen.’ Young Creatives Member


No previous experience is necessary but we do ask for a commitment of time and energy.


For more information or for application details:

Email or call 07984 355 826 .


Albany Young Creatives Spring 2018: 






The Albany and Lewisham Homes present Love2Dance, street dance lessons for ages 5 - 18 year olds.


Love2Dance gives you the opportunity to not only learn street dance but to attend shows and events to get you inspired as well as taking part in live performances.



Honor Oak: Honor Oak Community Centre, 50 Turnham Road, SE4 2JD


4pm - 6pm: Junior (ages 8-12) 

6pm - 8pm: Intermediate (ages 12-18)



Deptford: Riverside Youth Centre, Grove Street, SE8 3QQ

Tuesdays 6.15pm - 8.15pm: Intermediate (ages 12-18)

Thursdays 5.30pm -7.30pm: Juniors (ages 8-12)



Sydenham:The New Generation (TNG) Youth and Community Centre, 111 Wells Park Road, SE26 6AD


12pm - 1pm: Beginners (ages 5-8)

1pm - 3pm: Junior (ages 8-12)

3pm - 5pm: Advanced (ages 12-18) 



Please note that registering in advance of attending the sessions is essential. For more information or to register:



Tel 07984355826


Registration form is here.


Love2Dance March 2017: 





SOUNDS LiKE CHAOS is a theatre company for teenagers who want to perform and increase their drama skills. We create original, exciting shows for a range of festivals and venues. We meet at the Albany every Tuesday 5.30pm - 8pm.


We are looking for young people aged 13 to 19 who want to share ideas and perform. 


It’s free to take part.


We run open auditions throughout the year. To get involved contact or call/text 07791303931


SOUNDS LiKE CHAOS are supported by the Albany where we are Associate Artists. 




Work Experience 

Unfortunately we are not able to offer work experience opportunities at this time, however if you are aged 16 to 25 and interested in learning new skills and exploring the areas of theatre, music, spoken word then we recommend you join Albany Young Creatives (see above).

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



Call to Create

We're proud to be part of Call to Create, a global collective of over 80 cultural organisations that believe it's time to shout louder about the great art young people make.

For more information about this initiative, please visit the website here:

You can also keep up to date with all the latest developments with the Call to Create blog and on Twitter #CalltoCreate.







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