IYAF Festival opening night


  • Main Auditorium
  • Fri 5 Jul

The International Youth Arts Festival 2019 opens with stunning performances from the Rambert School and Royal Academy of Music. The second half welcomes the emerging artists of Creative Youth’s Creative Talent Programme to the stage with contemporary dance from Kingston-based dance company What Is Written, and brand new drama from Sculptress Theatre Company

The evening closes with some our top picks from the Brighton Fringe Festival - weirdly wonderful theatre from Chewboy Productions, followed by brilliant comedy from impressionist Josh Berry and comedian Alexander Cofield

And that's not all...

Pre-show (6pm) don't miss Fashioned From Paper - a fashion show unlike any other! Exquisite designs made entirely from paper created by Sketch Better's talented junior designers. Post-show local music legends The Reptiles will perform in the the Rose Cafe. 

Rambert School and Royal Academy of Music Junior Academy present six short compositions, inspired by Stravinsky’s The Soldiers Tale. Each piece has been composed by Junior Academy students, choreographed by Rambert School students and performed by Rambert School Pre-Vocational Course students.

Creative Youth’s Creative Talent programme brings talented young and emerging artists together with experienced industry mentors to develop their artistic work and career in the performing arts. 

Event details

Suitable for all ages.
Duration 120 minutes.