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East Bank Performance Project: 14-19 year olds apply now!

Join UD Music and East London Dance this summer for a fantastic opportunity to create a piece of new music and choreography to be performed in the Olympic Park, as part of the Celebrating 10 Year Festival

UD X ELD CREDIT: GLA/ CAROLINE TEO

Guided and directed by professional and respected creatives, you’ll learn vocal techniques and song writing and/or choreographic skills and get to play with song, movement and dance to co-design a performance piece in response to the theme ‘Dystopia to Utopia’ set by Gal-Dem Magazine.

The project is a week-long creative programme (15-19 August) for the dance project and (15-17 Aug) for the music project.

Interested? Email contact@udmusic.org so we can arrange to have a chat.

Don’t miss this free opportunity to get creative and see your work as part of a large- scale outdoor performance set against the stunning backdrop of the rising East Bank buildings on the Olympic Park.

This summer holiday activity supported by The Prudence Trust.

UD Music and East London Dance are a co-producing partner with the East Bank Programme Partners Consortium for Dystopia to Utopia.

DATES & TIMES:

UD Music and ELD Summer Programme 2022

Monday 15 – Friday 19 August, Talent House, 10am – 4pm

Additional Dates:
Sunday 11 September – Rehearsal at the Talent House, all day
Sunday 18 September – Rehearsal at the Talent House, all day
Wednesday 21 September – Dress rehearsals at the Olympic Park, early evening onwards
Thursday 22 September – Performance at the Olympic Park, early evening onwards

You do not need to be available for these additional dates to take part in the summer holiday project, but we encourage it as the project will be working towards the performance in September.

STYLE: Hip Hop & Contemporary Black Music
AGE: 14 – 19 years
LOCATION: In-person at UD & East London Dance’s new home, the Talent House.

Participants will need to bring a packed lunch.
Please note a parent/guardian/carer’s signature will be needed for any participant under the age of 18.

If you have any further questions or need assistance completing the form, please contact us as follows:
email us at: contact@udmusic.org or call 020 8536 0630.

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