OPPORTUNITY: Wednesday and Thursday Nights at Platform Islington

You can join courses at Platform in Islington at any time and there are still 4 weeks of sessions left this term. Head there on a Wednesday and you can have a go at Dance, Music Production and Spoken Word or on a Thursday you can try your hand at different Visual Art techniques…

Platform logo

Project Name: Live and Bold Every Wednesday and Cut and Paste Every Thursday

Company/Organisation Name: Platform

For Age Group: 13 – 19

Art Form: Dance, Music, Spoken Word, Visual Art

Level of Experience Required: Beginners are welcome – no experience is required

Project Description/Aims:

Live and Bold every Wednesday

On Wednesdays we focus on high-energy performance activity for you to take part in. If you’re an aspiring actor, beatboxer, vocal artist, MC, dancer or you want to create your own music in your own style, come and experience what Platform has to offer alongside our inspirational professional artists. Alternatively, come and watch, hang out, and feel the vibe of an electrifying venue.

Dance Learn new skills and develop your talent in dance styles like hip hop, contemporary and breakin’, fused with the art of beatboxing.

Acting Explore different acting styles, experience working with professional actors and create dynamic scratch performances.

Spoken Word Turn your hand and your voice to writing and performing verse, lyrics and rap.

Music  Get involved in music production, recording, editing and mixing, as well as developing your vocals with your own producer in your own studio.

Cut and Paste every Thursday

Let your imagination go wild through design, art and photography. This is the place to make your mark in the virtual world and in exhibitions and installations throughout Platform. Become part of our in-house design team and shape the look of everything we do and everything you see.

Photography Camera techniques, portraits and street photography styles.

Life Drawing Develop your technique (16+).

Graphic Art Explore the amazing world of Photoshop, and learn cutting edge skills.

Design An amazing opportunity to shape places and spaces.

The sessions are run by artists from All Change and Cubitt Gallery and other professionals.

Project Dates and Times: Every Wednesday and Thursday until 14th/15th March. You can join at any time. 

You can hang out in the café any time after 4pm. All the sessions start at 5pm with acting and spoken word till 7pm and dance and music till 8pm. Life drawing is from 4.30 – 7.30pm with photography, graphic art and design from 5 – 8pm.

Venue: Platform, Hornsey Road Baths, 260 Hornsey Road, London, N7 7QT

Cost to Participants: Price: £2 per session (or £3 if you come to both the Wednesday and Thursday sessions in the same week)

How to sign up/apply: Just turn up. 

Deadline: n/a 

Website: http://platformislington.org.uk/thingstodo

Facebook: PlatformIslington