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Live at Trinity Laban is the headline performance event of the annual Lewisham Live festival, celebrating the best of music and dance performance from children and young people, local schools and communities across the London borough of Lewisham.

The event takes place at the prestigious Laban Theatre in March, within the award-winning Laban Building in Deptford.

Music And Dance Collaboration

An exciting performance programme consists of pieces developed by local school groups, and is headlined by a unique music and dance collaboration co-created by young musicians from, Animate Orchestra, and dancers from the Youth Dance Company

Book now £6 (£4)

How Do I Take Part?

All performers are now confirmed for 2019. If you are keen to get involved this year, keep an eye out for industry workshops happening throughout March and April. Details coming soon.

Animate Orchestra

Animate Orchestra is a ground breaking and innovative project that was designed to address the drop off of instrumental learning between primary and secondary school. Animate Orchestra is open to any instrumental learner regardless of ability, is an opportunity for young people to create their own music and incorporates ‘non-traditional’ instruments into the orchestra.

Youth Dance Company

Every June, we recruit motivated and committed dancers aged 13 to 18, with an interest in Contemporary dance. Company members must be ready to commit to a full academic year of dance training. Prior dance experience is necessary; however, don’t be afraid to audition even with minimum or little experience, as we are looking for natural flair and creativity. Applications are now closed for 2018/19. Applications for the following academic year will open in June 2019.

Schools, youth groups and individuals

If you are a Lewisham-based school, teacher, youth group or young person, and want to get involved in Live at Trinity Laban in 2020, please contact:

Dance - Kerry Redfern
Music - Dearbhaile Nairn