Community Art Project and Umba Projects'
THE LATINX YOUTH THEATRE
The Stage Is Set......
Co-Director and Creative Lead - Miguel Hernando Torres Umba
Co-Director and Youth Lead -
Carlos Ossa Valencia
Producer - Matthew Schmolle
SE ABRE EL TELON!!! A hub for young Latinx theatre lovers opens its doors for the first time in Southwark. The Latinx Youth Theatre brings together some of London’s leading theatre professionals, cultural visits and masterclasses with industry experts to help young performers and creatives develop their passion into a professional creative practice. Mixing the best of Latin American and British performing styles, this is a unique opportunity for young Latinx to nurture their talents in a safe environment, learn life skills, find their voice and share it with London's theatre industry and the world. ENTRE!!!
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We are looking for 20 AMIG@S, 20 Latinx young people aged 14-19 from Southwark to join us on this journey. If you love to sing, to dance or to perform in any way at all and want to look at taking theatre and the arts seriously this might be for you! We speak English, Spanish and Portuguese so, as long as you speak one of those, you’re going to be fine!
WHEN IS THIS HAPPENING
Workshops start on Saturday 29th May and run weekly for 22 weeks, from 2pm - 5pm. All of the workshops will take place at The Southwark Playhouse, EN EL BARRIO, Elephant and Castle.
ADMISSION SESSIONS AND INFORMATION SESSIONS
ADMISSION SESSIONS - Because we only have 20 places we need to make a selection. We will do this at Admissions Sessions. If you know you want a chance to be part of this just go to www.theworkingpartyuk.org/lyt, or use the QR code, and pick an Admission Session. TODEX SÃO BEM VENID@S.
INFORMATION SESSIONS - If you want to meet us and get a bit more information before you come to an Admission Session then join us at one of our Information Sessions. You also book onto these at www.theworkingpartyuk.org/lyt or through the QR code. CONTACTANOS!!!
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU
22 free sessions led by leading Latinx, British Latino and British artists
The chance to make a piece of theatre that you want to make supported by us
A safe space to express and be heard.
The chance to meet people with the same loves as you
The chance to get an insight into the theatre industry like never before
Masterclasses delivered by leading artists
Organised trips to theatre and to meet professional companies making big work
DIVERSION, DIVERSAO, FUN..
The Stage Is Set ....