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Kickstart your summer with creative music and dance activities at the Laban Building this May!

Workshops are suitable for all mobilities and capabilities – no previous experience is required.

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Choose from a range of workshops over three days all led by professional music and dance artists. Whether it’s street dance, creative contemporary, or musical theatre we have a class for you!

All workshops can be tailored to individual needs, ensuring that everyone feels comfortable and supported throughout the sessions.

Spaces are limited, so be sure to book your spot today, or contact us directly using the details below.


DATESESSION 1 10.30 - 12.30SESSION 2 13.15 - 14.45
TUESDAY 28 MAYSinging for Joy - Nicola Wydenbach Jazz Dance - André Fabien Francis
WEDNESDAY 29 MAY Singing for Wellbeing - Rob Gildon Street Dance - Icy Ice 54
THURSDAY 30 MAYCreative Dance - Damn Fine Dance Company (Luke Birch and Molly Wright) Musical Theatre Singing - Alex Davies

Class Descriptions

Tuesday 28 May

Singing for Joy – 10.30-12.30, Nicola Wydenbach  

In this session you will learn songs that will make your heart sing! Nicola is a classically trained opera singer and experienced choir leader, she will warm up your voices alongside opera based breathing exercises. You will then learn some songs that make you feel joyful. No singing experience necessary!

Jazz Dance – 13.15-14.45, André Fabien Francis  

The session will introduce Modern Dance techniques and explore combinations that move across the space. In addition to this, you will learn dance repertoire inspired by, André’s career, which includes The Lion King, Wicked, Kiss Me Kate, Hairspray, Saturday Night Fever and A Chorus Line.


Wednesday 29 May

Singing for Wellbeing – 10.30-12.30, Rob Gildon  

Rob Gildon will deliver a workshop in singing for relieving stress and improving confidence. Rob delivers many singing for wellbeing programmes that use singing and breathing as a tool for calm and peace. You will warm up your voices and learn a couple of songs together during the session.

Street Dance – 13.15-14.45, Icy Ice 54 

This is a fun filled session to get you moving to music that will make you smile. Music will feature artists from 70s – 00s with movement that combines hip-hop grooves, contemporary flow and jazz technique.


Thursday 30 May

Creative Dance – 10.30-12.30, Damn Fine Dance – Luke Birch and Molly Wright

The workshop will combine improvisation and creative tasks to make short choreographed vignettes. There will be opportunities for the class to share and reflect.

Musical Theatre Singing – 13.15-14.45, Alex Davies 

Lead by Musical Theatre choir leader Alex Davies, step into the world of the west-end and Broadway as you learn songs from well-known shows. This session will introduce you to a musical-theatre style of singing, while giving you the opportunity to sing along to your favourite musical numbers.



Pay £7.50 for an individual workshop, or you can join us for the full three days for just £35! Carers go free


Laban Building, Creekside, SE8 3DZ

Contact Us

Email: Programme manager Poppy Harrison

Phone: 020 8305 4390