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.
Drama and performance workshops including dance, music, costume and set design for 8 - 18 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
TNG Youth Centre
111 Wells Park Road, Sydenham, SE26 6AD
Thursdays 6.45pm - 8.15pm
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07984 355 826 .
Albany Young Creatives Spring 2018:
Lewisham Live: Chill Pill Urban Music Project
Tune in with our new project exclusively for teenagers who want to dip your toe in the urban music and rap scene.
Work with Adam Kammerling, MC, rap and spoken word artist and Damien Cook, a music producer and song writer with years of experience working with different organisations developing talent.
See yourself as the next Kendrick Lamar, Chance the Rapper or just fancy having a go? Then get in touch.
Thursday's 6.30pm - 9pm & 1 full day in February half term.
Refreshments will be provided.
Registration is essential.
If you are interested in getting involved:
Email Kine email@example.com
Call / text 07984 355 826
The Albany and Lewisham Homes present Love2Dance, street dance lessons for ages 8 - 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 6pm -8pm: Juniors (ages 8-12)
Sydenham:The New Generation (TNG) Youth and Community Centre, 111 Wells Park Road, SE26 6AD
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:
Registration form is here.
Love2Dance March 2017:
Join SOUNDS LiKE CHAOS
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text 07791303931
SOUNDS LiKE CHAOS are supported by the Albany where we are Associate Artists.
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: www.roundhouse.org.uk/about-us/call-to-create
You can also keep up to date with all the latest developments with the Call to Create blog and on Twitter #CalltoCreate.