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HOW DO I JOIN?
Like to become a member? Call and book a FREE taster workshop – new members are welcome at any time. Just come along on Saturday and bring a friend. CALL 020 8694 2444 or TEXT 07943 201307 or EMAIL us. Follow us on Facebook – Second Wave Youth Arts – and Twitter @SecondWave1

PROGRAMME COSTS
The fee for our youth arts workshop programme is kept as affordable as possible. Saturday membership costs £15 per term, or £2 per session. Family rates are available.

Our youth leadership programme is FREE for 15-22 yr olds. We offer training, work experience & accreditation and pathways into traineeships.

Second Wave delivers a programme of outreach in schools addressing issues relevant to safeguarding and PSHE curriculum.
Like to know more? Refer to our Projects Page and email Phil.

PEACE AWARD LONDON awarded to Second Wave
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YOUTH ARTS PROGRAMME

Are you between 11 to 24 years? LIKE to perform? Interested in meeting new people?

Our Saturday and evening workshops will give you a 'taste' of dance, drama, music, lyrics and spoken word. Develop and showcase your talents! Create new plays. Bring the community together.

You don't need experience. You can explore ALL your talents.

It's fun. You meet new people. Build confidence. Work at your own pace.


SATURDAY WORKSHOPS

Saturday morning is a FUN mix of acting, dance, lyrics and spoken word. The afternoon has music workshops for young women and training for young leaders. We always work towards a show and our events are led by young people. Saturday workshops run every week from 10.30am to 5.30pm.

WEEKLY DAYS & EVENINGS

Join us in the evenings to develop your performance skills, maybe create new writing for a Platform event, or showcase your work-in-progress – songs, lyrics and spoken word. If you are interested in leadership you can help run Speakeasy events and community projects throughout London. Learn to make the most of your creative skills and make a difference in your community.

PART-TIME TRAINEESHIPS
Interested in joining the Second Wave team? Open to ALL young people 15 to 24 years. Email us for more info at info@secondwave.org.uk

CREATIVE LEADERSHIP

MAY: WORK EXPERIENCE
Work with our creative team and gain experience, skills and knowledge. Meet and learn from different Industry Professionals who share their journey.

JUNE/JULY/AUGUST: SUMMER PERFORMANCES
Like to understand why we do what we do? Want to help young people's voices to be heard? Contact us for information about our regular community events. Gain practical leadership skills and gain LOCN accreditation.

SHOWS & EVENTS

23 Nov 2017: CRITICAL ENCOUNTERS
Youth-led workshop and discussion, exploring youth safety issues with partners in the community.

30 Nov 2017: WORKSHOP + SHADOW GAMES PERFORMANCE
Youth-led workshop exploring themes in the play which tells the story of a young man groomed into committing an act of violence. Like to bring a group of young people? Please contact us for more details.

9 Dec 2017:
SONG-WRITING & LYRICS
A youth-led event FREE to all young women. Taster workshop and workshare event. Explore your skills in writing, spoken word, lyrics, song and performance.

Oct 2017 – March 2018: SHADOW GAMES OUTREACH TOUR
Performances and workshops for audiences of 13+ years including adults. A young man and young woman are drawn into a web of deception and violence by a stranger they meet online. If you would like more information, contact phil@secondwave.org.uk

Call for details and programme times. Events are free. Places are limited.

LIKE TO JOIN?


Second Wave programme is FREE for local young people. Just call us, come and have a look around, meet the staff and young volunteers. Book a 'taster' to see if you like it. All young people welcome. No experience is needed. Tutors are friendly and peer leaders offer support in workshops. Like to know more? Call 020 8694 2444 or text our mobile 07943 201307 or email info@secondwave.org.uk.



ABOUT US...

Set up in 1982, and based in Deptford, SE London, Second Wave's studio and rehearsal space offers a safe, creative meeting place for young people.

Our weekly, year-round youth arts programme is led by the creative intelligence of young people. The themes of our work reflect the reality of young people's lives in a demanding urban environment.

From our base in Deptford, and other outreach settings, our productions, platform events and speakeasys aim to break down stereotypes, bring people together and enhance local democracy. Our work is cited by the Home Office as an example of Best Practice.

Saturday and after-school programmes develop young people's confidence and skills through accessible and affordable workshops in drama, singing, dance, rap/lyrics, new writing, music, visual arts and production.

We deliver a unique award-winning youth leadership training and volunteers' programme which offers pathways to higher education, and paid traineeships for local young people.

We are a registered charity established in 1982, supported by regular funding from the London Borough of Lewisham.


 
Women blaze into hip-hop

Kloe Dean

HIP-HOP has been a male-dominated industry for more than 30 years. Blokes in hoodies have been playing the beats and chaps in baggy pants have led the dancing, while women have mostly been booty-shaking in the background. But more and more women are stepping into the spotlight. Second Waver Kloe Dean, (pictured), is considered one of the best hip-hop dancers in Europe and part of Blaze, the hip-hop theatre show that has had success in London's West End, Europe, Russia and south-east Asia. For more on Kloe’s story click here.



Second Wave awarded British Empire Medal
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British Empire medal


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1st Floor, The Mission,
1 Creek Road,
Deptford,
London SE8 3BT
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