Industry Workshops

The Lewisham Live Partnership are also delivering a series of industry talks and workshops in 2019.


Listings of all workshops hosted by our festival partners will be added here as they are announced. 

Industry Workshops run by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Tuesday 16 April, 11.00am- 5pm

Trinity Laban Tate Exchange Creative Intensive

Tate Modern Blavatnik Building,

Level 5 Tate Exchange


Interested in choreography and the movement making process? The Tate Exchange Creative Intensive is a free one-day workshop for young people aged 13 – 18 to experiment with choreography and movement making under the guidance of a highly skilled Trinity Laban dance artist within the setting of the Tate Modern.


This workshop is part of the wider Lewisham Live Festival, so priority access is given to young people from Lewisham. Some dance experience is required but all levels welcome.


Limited space available, advance booking essential.



More information at:

Thursday 4 April, 5.15pm

Made in Southeast London – Musical Success and How To Get It

A panel discussion for young people, as part of Lewisham Live festival 2019

Deptford Green School, Edward Street, SE14 6AN

Join us as we meet four exciting music artists who have taken contrasting professional paths, all having studied at Trinity Laban.  They will be sharing their stories of how they navigate the music world and discuss the challenges they face in their day-to-day musical lives.


Find out what it is like to study at a conservatoire and what is waiting at the other side of a music degree! Learn about how to forge your own distinct musical path and follow your personal artistic passion! Here’s your opportunity to ask those burning questions about pursuing a career in music, get some inspiring tips from the young professionals, and gain an invaluable insight into today’s music scene!


Including Ayanna Witter-Johnson, Hannah Thomas and James Moriaty.

Admission FREE

Industry Workshops run by The Albany

The Magic of Marketing

Wednesday 13 February, 6pm – 8.30pm

Come to this evening workshop to find out about the principles of marketing, promoting your event or show and how to build and develop your audiences.

Ages 16 – 30. Delivered by Nadia Niesterowicz-Newstead, Marketing Manager at the Albany.

Growing Relationships and Building your Networks

Wednesday 20 February, 6pm – 8.30pm

It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.’

This unique workshop will provide you with information on how to connect with arts organisations and professionals to make to get your work seen and build your networks.

Ages 16 – 30. Delivered by Linda Bloomfield, Creative Programmes Manager at the Albany.

Being your own boss: Introduction to working as a freelancer in the arts

Wednesday 27 February, 6pm – 8.30pm


This introductory session will give you all the information you need to work successfully as a freelancer in the creative sector.

Ages 16 – 30. Delivered by Gemma Rowan from Sounds Like Chaos.



Introduction to facilitation

Wednesday 6 March, 6pm – 8.30pm

Are you an artist with a passion to bring your artform into the community and working with groups of people ?  Come and learn the tools for facilitating groups.

Ages 16 – 30. Delivered by 20 Stories Theatre.



Cash-Money and the Art of Fundraising

Wednesday 13 March, 6pm – 8.30pm


A workshop about the tools and techniques for successful fundraising.

Ages 16 – 30. Delivered by Jenny Daly, Head of Development at the Albany.

How to develop your digital profile

Wednesday 20 March, 6pm – 8.30pm

A practical workshop on branding and building your digital profile.

Ages 16 – 30. Delivered by Cynthia Franklin from The Cocoa Butter Club.



Polish up your CV

Wednesday 27 March, 6pm – 7pm


Discover what makes a great CV, how to describe your skills, plus some quick tips to make your CV shine.

Ages 16 – 30. Delivered by Google Garage.



Self Promotion Skills – #IamRemarkable

Wednesday 3 April, 6pm – 7.30pm


Discover the importance of self promotion in your careers and discover how to start developing this skill.

Ages 16 – 30. Delivered by Google Garage.

Tech Masterclass

Sunday 14 April, times 10am-5pm.


Day long workshop, open to 14-25 year olds  

The session will  provide an inspiring overview and hands on experience of these backstage jobs.   

Includes introduction to:

  • Lighting

  • Sound

  • Stage Management

Ages 14 – 25. Delivered by Ben Stephen, Head of Production at the Albany alongside other Industry professionals.

Young Creatives: Physical Theatre Workshop 

Wednesday 17 April, 6-9pm

Ages 18 -21. Delivered by award winning organisation Tangled Feet

A practical, playful workshop unlocking how award winning Tangled Feet make their work. Book Here 

You will work alongside two Tangled Feet directors and five ensemble actors to explore physicality, ensemble working methods and devising skills. This is also a chance to help create material for the company’s next show and a chance to be in it.

In October 2019, as part of the Albany’s Festival of Creative Ageing, Tangled Feet will present ‘Half Life’ – a performance that is inspired by the ensemble’s founders turning 40 and will include theme’s of ageing, perspective, friendship and our hopes & dreams.

As part of the production Tangled Feet will recruit five performers aged 18-21 (as well as five children and five 70+ performers) to form a company of twenty people to be in the show. Rehearsals will be in September but anyone can attend this workshop even if they are not interested or available for final show.

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring water.


Visit The Albany website for more details


Industry Workshops at the Albany are funded by Big Lottery Fund, Jack Petchey Foundation and Lewisham live Festival

. Proudly created with

  • Twitter Square
  • facebook-square
  • Instagram - Black Circle
This site was designed with the
website builder. Create your website today.
Start Now