Put yourself on stage with Ovalhouse Creative Summer Schools

25 July, 2017

Written by: Deb Vannozzi, Ovalhouse Theatre Head of Press and Marketing

Children and young people > Culture and community > From the community > North Lambeth area

Looking for something to do this summer? Come along to learn new skills, make new friends, have fun – and take part in a theatre show!

Summer school drama classes at OvalHouse theatre

The three summer schools are

Ignite Dance

  • 14 August – 2 September
    Mon – Fri 10.30am – 4pm (excluding Bank Holiday Monday)
  • Age: 11 – 16 years

In this inspiring three-week dance course you will get to explore your creativity by fusing different dance styles including street dance, hip hop and contemporary. You will work with a professional choreographer. No experience necessary, just bring bags of energy and enthusiasm! Each participant will gain a Bronze Arts Award which is a nationally recognised qualification. For Diversity wannabes or those with two left feet, all abilities welcome!

Innovate Drama

  • 14 August – 2 September
    Mon – Fri 10.30am – 4pm (excluding Bank Holiday Monday)
  • Age: 11 – 16 years

Through games, exercises, storytelling and movement, you will develop in confidence, use your imagination, have fun and create a play! No experience necessary. Each participant will gain a Bronze Arts Award which is a nationally recognised qualification.

 Rhyme & Reason Spoken Word

  • 21 August – 2 September
    Mon-Fri 10.30am – 5pm (excluding Bank Holiday Monday)
  • Age: 16 – 25 years

Interested in poetry, spoken word and performing? Want to take your writing to the next level? In this friendly, supportive environment you can explore writing for live performance. The week will be facilitated by acclaimed poet and musician Joshua Idehen who will offer creative guidance and feedback on your writing. Poets, MCs, spoken word artists are all welcome. For both new-on-the-scene enthusiasts and MC connoisseurs.

“The Burn”

All participants of all three summer schools will perform at our Summer School Performance THE BURN on Friday 1 and Saturday 2 September.

To book your place

Please contact Amy at our box office on 020 7582 7680 between 10am – 6pm, Monday to Friday.

For more information please email Creative Youth

Costs are:

  • £20 for the two week Rhyme and Reason Summer School (discount for residents of Hyde, Metropolitan and L&Q housing)
  • £30 for the three week Innovate Drama and Ignite Dance Summer Schools (discount for weeks for residents of L&Q, Metropolitan and Hyde housing)

 

There are 20 places for each course. You must be available for all the sessions and performance dates. All welcome but priority given to residents of Hyde, Metropolitan and L&Q housing.

About Oval house

See more about Ovalhouse  – south London’s theatre for innovative artists, adventurous audiences and young people with something to say – including what’s on and more ways to get involved.

 

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