Lotus Youth Dance

Dates and times

Tuesday07-December 17:30-19:00


Tramshed 41 Woolwich New Rd London SE18 6ES

The venue is in the old Barclays building just opposite Woolwich Arsenal Station.

Pricing options

£0.00 Free This ticket is free

£20.00 Donation £20.00 Lotus is free however, as a charity we rely on donations to keep running. If you are able to donate then please do. This donation equals out as £2.00 per session.

£40.00 Donation + Production Contribution £40.00 This programme is free however, as a charity we rely on donations to keep running. If you are able to donate then please do. This works out £2.00 a session and £20.00 contribution to a production budget that will be used to commission new music, costumes, film and lighting work etc.

Lotus Youth Dance. Girl with leg out
Lotus Youth Dance is our exciting and challenging performance company for young people aged 13-19, with many members having progressed through our NRgDance programme. Starting with a foundation in hip hop theatre, our experienced Artistic Director Colleen Joseph takes inspiration from a variety of different dance styles including contemporary and jazz, training you in technique and performance skills to make you a strong and adaptable performer. With the opportunity to perform in a variety of different locations, (past locations include the V&A Museum, Royal Festival Hall and Woolwich Riverside) this group will not only develop your performance skills, but you will create lifelong friendships along the way that will support you in your future endeavours. Members will have the opportunity to work with a range of exciting choreographers and dance artists to develop new and exciting work for both screen and stage. Lotus is free to join however we do ask if you are able to contribute towards production and running costs then we have a variety of options available to you. Nobody will be turned away for not being able to pay. All we ask if for your commitment and positive attitude.

Who's Who

Colleen Joseph headshot

Colleen Joseph

Colleen Joseph started her journey in Dance close to 18 years ago after being awarded a scholarship to attend The Urdang Academy back in the early 2000’s. Since then, she has gone on to tour the world with her career and dedicated a large portion of that time to her teaching. As the Artistic Director of our youth dance company ‘Lotus Youth Dance’ Colleen has had the great fortune of being instrumental in the reshaping of our youth programme and continued to do so throughout lockdown.

As a Mix-Race artist myself, I am passionate about celebrating the rich culture Black Artists offer our creative industry and wanted to honour some of the artist who have inspired me in my journey. Given the past few years there was not better time to highlight their contributions then right now.

Mixing her love of Hip Hop and cross-art forms she has created an Arts Award that speaks to a rich and diverse British arts industry in a FUN and INCLUSIVE way.

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