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to the 2019 International Youth Arts Festival We have a number of ambitions and plans beginning to take shape at Creative Youth and to help us on this journey I am excited to introduce to you our new Festival Director, Petra Jane Tauscher. Petra has joined Creative Youth with a wealth of experience and knowledge in the arts sector and her contribution in ensuring we continue to remain relevant to our values in supporting, showcasing and celebrating young people in the arts will be significant. I do hope you can join us this summer and sample many of the fantastic offerings which make up IYAF 2019. Louise Coles Chief Executive, Creative Youth/IYAF

I am delighted to join the International Youth Arts Festival and I can’t wait to share our 2019 programme with the audiences of Kingston and beyond. We have a brilliant, bold and eclectic programme for you covering music, theatre, visual art, dance and circus spanning ten vibrant summer days this July. But let me tell you what is unique and exciting about IYAF… IYAF not only celebrates work for and by young people, but also crosses the wonderfully broad age range from 5 – 26 years bringing together professional and pre-vocational performers. IYAF is both an opportunity for communities to engage with the arts as audience and performers, as well an ever growing platform for the best young creative talent emerging today. IYAF is a festival for the curious, for those who want to be entertained and challenged. It is also an opportunity for young people of all ages to encounter and inspire each other. It is a festival looking to the future. It has been an honour to work with the team in curating the programme and I would like to thank our key partners the Rose Theatre, Royal Borough of Kingston, Kingston University, Kingston College and Kingston First. In addition I must say a big thank you to the numerous staff and volunteers, along with our Board and patrons, without whom none of this would be possible. Petra Jane Tauscher Festival Director





Festival picks IYAF 2019 brings ten days of celebration, curiosity and creativity to Kingston. Our programme is packed with thought-provoking, funny, beautiful shows that tell classic stories, tackle big subjects, and transport us to different worlds. Theatre, music, dance, comedy and visual arts – there’s a brilliant breadth of shows, all created by or for young people and featuring an incredible depth of young and emerging talent. Don’t know where to start? Then check out our Festival Picks – a selection of some of the wonderful shows and experiences coming this summer...

GROWL – National Youth Music Theatre (p21) An ingenious take on a classic fairytale from the renowned NYMT – Growl is a new musical that tells the true story of the Big Bad Wolf. Written by best-selling children’s author, Timonthy Knapman, this hilarious show is a great choice for all the family.

Jumper Factory – Young Vic (p34) A collaboration between the Young Vic and inmates at HMP Wandsworth, this intimate and powerful new piece explores the stories of people behind bars and the resilience they need to face a world that moves without them.

(L)able (p24) Chickenshed Theatre has been creating pioneering, beautiful and inclusive work for over 40 years, and their latest work (L)able is no exception. Exploring the power of labels and stereotypes, this piece is an insightful look at whether we can, should or want to transcend our labels.

8496/KT1 (p64) 8496 Collective want to break down barriers to the art world and create exhibitions celebrating work of artists from all stages of their career. Head down to the Creative Industries Centre on Richmond Road to catch this unique show featuring work from Kingston and beyond.

Fringe Double Why not immerse yourself in the eclectic world of our Fringe programme? See a show at 7pm and 8.30pm on the same day and enjoy our double bill offer. See page 4 for details.

Sassy Stand Up (p43) Some very funny young women come to Kingston for an evening of brilliant new comedy. Featuring rising stars Ellen Lilley, Abbie Murphy and Katerina Robinson, with headliner Athena Kugblenu.

Curiosity Week – for our mini Festival goers (p16 & 17) We’ve created a week of fun shows, activities and workshops for our pre-school and younger audiences. The fantastic children’s theatre company – Lyngo Theatre – headline our week with two shows – Tom Thumb and Jack and the Beanstalk.

Emerging Dance Showcase (p41) Curated by leading company DanceWest, Emerging Dance Platform is an evening of dynamic, contemporary and exciting dance from some of London’s best young dancers.

Stage Sounds: Live at Kingston Marketplace (p57) The In Kingston stage is back in the Marketplace on the 6th and 7th July. Grab a deckchair, sit back and enjoy a fantastic line-up of great new local, UK and international talent.

So You Want To Work In The Arts? (p68) Get the inside track on a career in the arts with this series of free workshops led by experienced arts practitioners. Aimed at helping young people gain an insight into the professional creative industries, this is a great way to find out more about working in the arts.

Special Events (p6 & 7) Don’t miss out on two very special evenings... Our Festival Opening Night welcomes Rambert School and the Royal Academy of Music Junior Academy to the Rose Theatre, along with our Creative Talent Programme companies and artists. The Gala Performance is a vibrant showcase celebrating young and emerging talent from Kingston and beyond and featuring special guests BalletBoyz Youth Company.

Creative Curiosity Trail (p20) Join us on an arts adventure around Kingston! Explore the world’s only Insect Circus Museum in the Market Square and follow the interactive trail as it weaves through the town. Suitable for all the family, all you need is a little curiosity! 2


Ticket information Festival Friends Scheme If you’re looking for 10 days of fun-filled adventures, our Festival friends’ scheme is the best way to get the most out of the festival.


£40 Festival Card – £40 > Unlimited shows at 25% off* > 1 free ticket to the Festival Opening Night on Friday 5 July** > 25% off Rose Theatre Café > 25% off Arthur Cotterell Theatre bar > 25% off all IYAF merchandise > Local food and drink discounts (subject to availability and listed on the IYAF website) * M  aximum two tickets per show & tickets must be booked in advance ** Reserve your Festival Opening Night Ticket by emailing

Cards can be purchased over the phone or in person at the Rose Theatre Box Office. Cardholders can then purchase discounted tickets online.

Fringe Double Bill The Rose Studio has been programmed with double bill Fringe performances so you can see 2 shows per evening. Shows run at 7pm and 8.30pm every night between 7th - 14th July. Buy tickets for 2 performances on the same day in the Rose Studio and get a free ticket to any Creative Youth production.* * C  reative Youth productions are Festival Opening Night, Gala Performance and Sassy Stand Up. You will receive an email with a code to claim your free ticket. Offer valid until Thursday 11 July 2019.

Schools £9 per ticket for school groups of 10+ for productions in the Rose Main. One free teacher ticket with every 10 paid. £5 per ticket for school groups of 10+ for the following performances: Stacked by Lewisham Youth Theatre’s Young Touring Company. A forum theatre performance, created for school years 7-9 (ages 11-14). See page 19 for show details. Tom Thumb and Jack and the Beanstalk by Lyngo Theatre. See page 17 for show details. School discounts only available over the phone or in person.

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Phone 020 8174 0090 Open Mon – Sat, 10am – 6pm Details correct at time of print. All offers are subject to availability. IYAF reserves the right to alter the advertised programme.



Special Events

Join us at two very special evenings celebrating the best young creative talent from the world of dance, drama, music and comedy.

Festival Opening Night Rose Main FRIDAY 5TH JULY 19:30

120 minutes including interval £15 The International Youth Arts Festival 2019 opens with stunning performances celebrating the collaboration between young and emerging artists – and the powerful work produced by partnership. The first half of the evening will feature a collaboration between 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. 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. Trailblazing their latest work, current CTP companies and artists include What is Written Dance Company and Sculptress Theatre. The Reptiles will perform in the Rose Cafe after the show.

Gala Performance IYAF Talent Showcase Rose Main THURSDAY 11TH JULY 19:30

120 mins including interval Tickets: Show only: £17/£13 VIP Reception: £50 Opening with the youth company of internationally acclaimed BalletBoyz, the Gala Performance is a joyous evening of dance, live music, circus and theatre bringing thrilling emerging talent as well as aspiring local performers to the beautiful main stage of the Rose Theatre. Attended by our Patrons and supporters our Gala night captures the exuberance and eclecticism of IYAF.

VIP Gala Performance Reception A limited number of exclusive tickets are also available to attend our special VIP Gala Performance Reception. This is not only a wonderful way to start your evening with us, but also raises vital funds for Creative Youth enabling us to continue our work with the next generation of young and emerging artists.

Photo credit: Gigi Giannella


All proceeds from VIP tickets go directly to Creative Youth Charity: VIP tickets of £50 will include: > Pre-show reception with drinks and canapes in our VIP bar > Best seats in the house > Complimentary interval drinks > Post show reception > The opportunity to meet our patrons and supporters To book VIP Gala tickets contact

“The International Youth Arts Festival is one of those brilliant little dreams that has just kept growing and inspiring others to dream. Kingston should not be surprised, but suitably proud, that it has created just the right space and encouragement to allow such a fantastic array of youthful talent to flourish as well as enabling a brilliant showcase so that others can enjoy it.” HRH The Earl of Wessex KG, GCVO President of Creative Youth



Children & Youth

Celebrating creativity and curiosity. Explore, discover and learn (with lots of fun along the way!) IYAF Children and Youth brings Kingston alive with a brilliant, fun-filled programme for children and young people running throughout the Festival and across two Festival weekends. We have something for everyone – from hip hop dance and musical theatre to live music, witty re-imaginings of classic stories and new works exploring the challenges facing young people today. Come along to the Arthur Cotterell Theatre where every weekday morning our CURIOSITY WEEK offers shows, activities and workshops for our mini festival goers. And don’t miss the CREATIVE CURIOSITY TRAIL, our outdoor arts adventure for all the family around Kingston.




Weekend 6th - 7th July A weekend of musical marvels and magical movement! Join an orchestra, watch some wizard Hip Hop and find out why turtles don’t like plastic...




Pauline Quirke Academy: The Greatest Show



Rose Main Saturday 6th July 19:30

120 minutes including interval £17/£13 Suitable for all ages Haze, projector and screen. Celebrating the wonderful world of circus, The Greatest Show brings talented students from PQA groups across London together for the first time in this special showcase created for IYAF 2019. Featuring well-known musical numbers and scenes from the world of circus-themed entertainment, this colourful and vibrant show brings all of the fun of the circus to Kingston! The Pauline Quirke Academy (PQA) is a weekend performing arts Academy providing tuition for children and young people from 4-18 years covering Comedy & Drama, Musical Theatre and Film & Television. Founded in 2007 by actress Pauline Quirke and her producer husband Steve Sheen, PQA now has over 190 Academies nationwide. PUPPETRY

Turtles Don’t Like Plastic Todos Teatro

Rose Studio Saturday 6th July 10:30 and 14:00

50 minutes £8.00 Children under 1yrs go free 3yrs+ Following a mysterious storm, a turtle finds herself trapped on a strange island made of plastic that’s forever growing. Can she escape? Can she clean up the Island? And who is the strange monster that lives there? She’s determined to find out! Physical theatre, puppetry and clowning combine in this magical under the sea adventure. Todos Teatro (‘Everyone’s Theatre’) tell stories about the world we live in rooted in a love of storytelling, comedy, magic and movement that cross boundaries of language and culture.




Join Kingston Music Service for a day of musical fun for all the family!

ACT Studio Saturday 6th July 10:00 - 10:45

Our Little Beats baby class is an opportunity for you and your baby to sing, play and move to new and familiar songs, as well as listen and experience a range of different styles of music from around the world. You will play musical instruments for them, dance with scarves and take off with a parachute! Suitable for newborn babies up to 15 months (pre-walkers)

£15 for adults and £5 for under 18’s Are you an adult that plays an instrument or used to play an instrument? Would you like the opportunity to play with other like-minded people? Do you have children that play and would you like to perform with them? Come along to our big fun ensemble where we will collectively rehearse and workshop some great music. The work will culminate in a showcase performance at the end of the day. We will adapt music for all instruments and all levels so everyone is welcome. A great opportunity to bring the community together in music and for us all to dust our instruments off and have a play!


Bugsy Malone and Friends Youth Musical Productions Rose Main Sunday 7th July 19:30

60 minutes £17/£13 Suitable for all ages A double-bill musical theatre showcase. Huge fun for all ages Bugsy Malone, the messiest, all dancin’, all singin’, all splurgin’ show in town! Following the exhilarating success of last year’s Oliver! workshop presentation, Youth Musical Productions brings a workshop version of Bugsy Malone to the Rose. A huge, talented cast of children drawn from over 20 local schools is directed by Jeremy James Taylor and conducted by John Pearson – the team responsible for the show’s smash hit 1997 West End production. and



For ages 0 – 15 months

ACT Main Saturday 6th July 10:00 - 15:30



Little Beats: Early Years Music Workshop

Family Orchestra Day and Concert



Kingston Music Service – Big Music Saturday

George and the Dragon, a song cycle by David Nield with the Year 5 Choir of Millbank Academy.

Open to adults and children of all ages and abilities. The cost to take part will be £15 for adults and £5 for under 18’s. To participate, please email:

KMS Summer Concert ACT Main Saturday 6th July 18:30

Funky Beats: Early Years Music Workshop ACT Studio Saturday 6th July 11:15 - 12:00

£5 per adult. All children must be accompanied by an adult. For ages 15 – 36 months

90 minutes Tickets available on the door: £8.00/£6.00 concessions. Come along to a fantastic concert showcasing the talented students we have in our borough orchestras. Featuring the Kingston Training Orchestra as well as the Kingston Youth Orchestra, it is sure to be a fantastic concert filled with varied and fun music!

The Funky Beats class is for toddlers from 15 months through to 36 months. The class will have more child-led activities and the participants will experience the musical elements of pulse, rhythm and pitch as well as playing instruments, singing and moving to a range of different styles of music from around the world in a fun and engaging way. Bookings are essential as places are limited. £5 per adult. All children must be accompanied by an adult. To participate, please email:



The Wizard’s Tale Vital Signz Dance

ACT Main Sunday 7th July 12:00

60 minutes £9.50 7yrs+ Use of smoke

Dragon Drama

ACT Main Sunday 7th July 19:30

90 minutes £9.50 Suitable for 12yrs+ Blackout investigates darkness, memory loss and the mistrust of one’s own thoughts. Presenting two psychodramas both with the same title, these devised shows offer different takes on the same theme. Younger Dragons (12-14yrs) take Blackout to a fantasy setting, where a man’s personality is shattered into multiple fragments. Disappearing down the rabbit hole of his own mind, he trusts nobody. Except the Tea Lady.



Vital Signz Dance are a Kingston-based hip hop company with dancers ranging from 10 to 22 years old. They love creating fun and vibrant hip hop theatre performances and have previously worked with acclaimed hip hop company ZooNation Youth Company.




Inspired by the fantastical world of Harry Potter, The Wizard’s Tale is an exhilarating hip hop dance show. Follow the wizards as they face trials, challenges and a tournament which tests how powerful a wizard can be... With a magical blend of street dance, comedy and hip hop, The Wizard’s Tale is the perfect show for all the family.





The Older Dragons (14-18yrs) present a contemporary tale of a party gone wrong, a group of friends who barely remember anything, and the cold reality of a girl having gone missing. Everyone has a reason to feel guilty for Sarah’s disappearance. But what actually happened? Founded in 1993, Dragon Drama is an improvisation theatre company for children and young adults based in Teddington. Dragon Drama uses storytelling and accessible, fun improvisation to create a space for children to connect with their imagination.

Best of Brighton Fringe – Children and Families ACT Studio Sunday 7th 10:30

£8.00 Each year IYAF’s crack team of volunteer reviewers head to the Brighton Fringe to pick the best family production. Be sure to catch this year’s choice for family audiences!



Curiosity Week

for our mini Festival-goers




Lyngo Theatre

ACT Main Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th July 10:30

60 minutes £8 per ticket, £5 per ticket for groups of 10 or more 3yrs+ One night tiny Tom overhears Mum and Dad talking - there’s nothing left to eat so they are going to leave him and his six brothers in the forest!



Inspired by our Creative Curiosity Trail (p20) we’ve created a week of fun shows, activities and workshops for our pre-school and younger audiences. Each morning throughout the festival week, the Arthur Cotterell Theatre spaces will be buzzing with our inspiring programme for our mini festival goers. Our Festival Cafe will be well stocked with treats for our busy minis and for tired grown-ups too! We’re delighted to welcome two shows to headline Curiosity Week – Tom Thumb and Jack and The Beanstalk – created by the fantastic Lyngo Theatre and performed by CBeebies’ Patrick Lynch. Don’t miss out on the magical, playful and beautiful retelling of these classic stories. Why not make your week extra arty and come along to both! The full line-up of Curiosity Week line-up will be announced soon. Check or follow us on social media for details.

Tom Thumb



ACT Theatre




Weekday Shows 8th - 12th July

Outwitting his parents and the ogre, Tom shows everybody that even though he is small he is still mighty as he protects his brothers, finds the treasure and makes sure they’ll never be hungry again. Performed entirely on and under a kitchen table this wee wonder of a show is full of Lyngo magic with feathery spinning birds, a flying house and a portable forest. THEATRE

Jack and The Beanstalk Lyngo Theatre

ACT Main Friday 12th and Saturday 13th July 10:30

60 minutes £8 per ticket, £5 per ticket for groups of 10 or more 3yrs+ Fee Fi Fo Fum! It’s a giant of a show, we’d love you to come! This classic fairytale now gets the Lyngo treatment so expect lots of surprises, a gripping story and beautiful images as Jack sells his cow for 5 magic beans and finds himself in the land above the clouds.

Created by the fantastic Lyngo Theatre and performed by CBeebies’ Patrick Lynch. 16



Nya Paraplyteatern and STiC-er Theater

Lewisham Youth Theatre ACT Studio Thursday 11th July 11:30

ACT Main Tuesday 9th July 19:30

70 minutes £9.50

90 minutes £9.50 10yrs+

Created for school years 7-9 (ages 11-14) “A brilliant play…Really dynamic…It raised important issues” Audience member (2018)


Follow Ariada as she enters a whole new world where everyone’s inner monsters are alive. Get ready to embrace the bizarre and dare to stay right where you are!

Have you ever been in the wrong place at the wrong time? What choices would you make to get to where you need to be? LYT’s Young Touring Company bring you an interactive theatre performance about the choices we make when everything is stacked against us. Created by young theatre makers for ages 11+, the play uses Forum Theatre, a technique that asks the audience to get involved and try out solutions to the main characters’ problems.

Monsters and Me is a collaboration between Swedish and German theatre companies; Nya Paraplyteatern and STiC-er Theater. Monsters and Me is an exchange-project transformed into an exciting production.

Lewisham Youth Theatre (LYT) provides free drama and backstage theatre activities to Lewisham young people aged 3-24. The Young Touring Company is LYT’s semi-professional company made up of young theatre makers, aged 16-24, who take on roles as performers and production assistants to devise, produce and tour a play and interactive workshop to schools and youth settings.



A new school, a new class, new friends and... monsters?



Monsters and Me





Elmbridge Dance Showcase Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre Rose Main WEDNESDAY 10th July 19:30

120 minutes including interval £17/£13 5yrs+ Over 100 young dancers from Elmbridge showcase the wealth of talent in the borough. The result is a celebratory mix of Irish, Ballet, Tap, Street, Contemporary and Musical Theatre dance styles. This year the schools involved are: BarnArmy, Mini Molesey Theatre Group, Lozzie’s Street Skool, The Coward School of Irish Dancing, Carlo Rossi School of Dance, Esher High, Three Rivers, Outside the box, Raise the Curtain and Dance Happy. The show is organised by Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre.





Weekend 13th - 14th July It’s the final weekend of the Festival and it’s all about exploring! Join us on an arts adventure around Kingston, discover what it means to be confidently curious and find out how big and how bad the Wolf really is...



Creative Curiosity Trail A NEW MUSICAL

Insect Circus Museum, Kingston Marketplace and points around Kingston Town Centre. Pick up a Trail map from the Market Square. Free Suitable for all ages



Join us on an arts adventure around Kingston! The Creative Curiosity Trail will take you on an intriguing, inspirational journey through Kingston. Follow the map and encounter amazing artists at every turn. Begin your expedition at the Insect Circus Museum – a magnificent menagerie of the world’s greatest insect circus performers! From there, follow the Trail as it winds its way around town and discover so much more. Take part in an interactive performance, try your hand at puppetry or learn some awesome dance moves – explore something new, learn about the arts and have a lot of fun along the way!



Venues across Kingston SATURDAY 13TH & SUNDAY 14TH JULY


The Trail is suitable for the whole family – all you need is a little curiosity... Our creative cartographers are busy working on the Trail – more information will be announced in June. Follow us on social media or check for more info. @IYAF




GROWL – The True Story of the Big, Bad Wolf National Youth Music Theatre Rose Main Saturday 13th July 19:00

120 minutes including interval £17/£13 Suitable for all ages “The best youth music theatre in the world” Andrew Lloyd Webber We think we know the story of the Big Bad Wolf... how he’s mean and greedy, and likes blowing down the houses of innocent little pigs, but that’s a fairy tale. The truth is a whole lot more surprising! In this hilarious new musical, you’ll meet Wolf, guardian of the forest and all its creatures. When a smooth-talking Woodcutter and his henchmen turn up with deforestation on their minds, Wolf is the only one standing in their way. With the seeds of doubt sown among his friends, Wolf will be tested to breaking point. Turns out that sometimes you just have to be Big and Bad... GROWL is written by best-selling children’s author Timothy Knapman, and with music by Laurence Mark Wythe. The National Youth Music Theatre represents the very best in work with young people through musical theatre enabling thousands of youngsters across the UK to develop both their creative and personal potential.



Be Not Afeard: A Sensory Telling of Shakespeare’s The Tempest Collar & Cuffs Theatre Company Rose Studio Saturday 13th July 10:30 and 12:30

How do we help children grow the skills to be confidently curious about their world at a time when anxiety and overwhelm affect so many? How do we help them become better able to cope with the unexpected? Explore this challenge with a sensory musical version of Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ suitable for 0-7s and fully inclusive for special and/or complex needs. Expect a twangling, painty, touchy, feely, smelly, and magical adventure delivered with Collar & Cuffs signature warmth. Collar & Cuffs are a multi award-winning theatre company making sensory musical shows for 0-7s and children/young people with special needs. The company mainly explores topics relating to children’s mental health, emotional development and wellbeing. Sisters, Julia, a children’s mental health specialist, and Ellie, an early-years and SEND consultant, combine their skills to bring tiny tales about big feelings to life.

Coombe Performing Arts Academy – Coombe Boys’ School (CAPA) Rose Main Sunday 14th July 19:30

2hrs 15 mins including interval £17/£13 10yrs+ Strobe lights, haze, smoke and loud noises will occur throughout the performance



“Be not afeard. The isle is full of noises, sounds, and sweet airs that give delight and hurt not.”

Lord of the Flies



50 minutes £8.00 Children under 1yrs go free Suitable for all ages. All performances are Relaxed and key word signed in Makaton.





Lord of the Flies is a compelling production delivered by an exciting ensemble of young men. When a plane crash leaves a group of schoolboys marooned on a desert island, it isn’t long before rivalries and violence rise to the surface. At first, the boys enjoy their freedom, playing and exploring the island, but soon the group splits into – those who attempt to preserve the discipline and order they had learned from society, and those who choose to give in to every instinct and impulse, no matter how barbaric. CAPA is made up of 100 young men from Coombe Boys’ School and boys from the Malden & Coombe Cluster Primary schools. The Drama Department at Coombe Boys’ has a reputation for creating high quality performance work whilst generating an ethos of inclusion and an environment in which anything is possible! Lord of the Flies by William Golding is adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams.


Korean Opera – Ondal, The Well-known Fool Bibimbab Youth Theatre ACT Studio Sunday 14th July 12:00

60 minutes £9.50 5yrs+ Korean Opera - Ondal, The Well-known Fool is a new creation which combines Western and Asian approaches to create a modern re-telling of an ancient tale. Created for the Traditional Music and Play Awards Seoul, the show uses Korean traditional music to tell the tragi-comic story of innocent Ondal and a corrupt aristocrat. ★★★★★ NYJntv News Korea ★★★★★ KG News Korea






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Chickenshed Young Company ACT Main Sunday 14th July 16:30

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50 minutes £9.50 12yrs+ Some strong language

Ages 7-10

Chickenshed – changing lives one story at a time.

Rose Academy £250

(L)able is a theatrical sharing of the Young Company’s explorations into the effect and power of labels, stereotypes and preconceptions. This piece considers how words can empower, identify, limit and separate; how societal norms manifest themselves in our judgements of others and whether we can, should or want to transcend our labels. Chickenshed have been making pioneering, beautiful and inclusive theatre for over 40 years. This diverse cast of young artists and performers represents a 250-strong Youth Theatre back at Chickenshed. The Young Company works inclusively to ensure that all young people - no matter where they come from and how they identify with society - have a place and purpose within our work and the world.


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Join us at IYAF Fringe and explore a bold, diverse and captivating programme of theatre, dance and comedy showcasing some of the most exciting emerging artists and companies working today. Using drama, movement and humour, our Fringe programme tackles subjects as diverse as gender inequality, immigration, and modern relationships and reveals how young artists respond to the world today.


Kingston College Greats ACT Studio Saturday 6th July 14:30 - 21:30 COMEDY

£9.50 per ticket, per show

Best of Brighton Fringe – Comedy

A collection of compelling theatre pieces created by third-year students from the BA (Hons) Acting for Stage and Media at Kingston College.

David Jacobs Room, Rose Theatre Saturday 6th July 20:30

I Chose This

60 minutes £9.50

Created by Romani Wright 14:30 - 15:30

Each year IYAF’s crack team of volunteer reviewers head to the Brighton Fringe to pick the best new comedy. This year’s winner will be a brilliant introduction to IYAF 2019’s comedy programme, taking place in our exciting new comedy cabaret space at the Rose Theatre.

I Chose This is a play about a homeless young woman, encountering difficulties whilst living on the streets.

Poison Created by Jonathon Hawes and Jonathan Sollo 16:30 - 17:30

Poison is a farcical comedy about love, murder and poison.

Hearts of Coal Created by Shannon Piercy & Rebecca Beale 18:30 - 19:30

Hearts of Coal is a heartfelt original drama set in the ’80s, portraying the female experience of the miners’ strikes.

I need a holiday from my life Created by Nadia Murgia 20:30 - 21:30

A one woman show, exploring contemporary life in London as an Italian woman.


Fringe Double Bill




Why not immerse yourself in the eclectic world of Fringe? See a show at 7pm and 8.30pm on the same day and enjoy our double bill offer. See page 4 for details. THEATRE

Forget Me Dot In The Quirks Theatre Rose Studio Sunday 7th July 19:00

60 minutes £9.50 16yrs+ Moderate use of sexualised language and swearing and comedic representation of residential care. Forget Me Dot, is a tragic comedy filled with loss, frustration and realisation. Jack, who shared a full life with his darling Dot, neglects himself after he loses Dot to dementia. Ending up in care himself, Jack spends his time grumbling about food and nosy women. Jack wants to escape, but is life back in the outside world really what he wants? In the Quirks is an award-winning physical theatre company with a passion for Story-telling and creating memorable imagery on stage through live music, puppetry and larger than life characters. IYAF Best of the Fest Winner 2018


Bad Clowns: Cult Classic Bad Clowns Comedy Rose Studio Sunday 7th July 20:30

60 minutes £9.50 14yrs+ Strong Language, Use of smoke An interactive show where the audience finds themselves in the hands of three friendly members of a demonic cult. Join Sam, Christian, and John as they race to educate the modern masses, save the believers, and secure their place at the right-hand side of an ancient murderous god. With rituals, sacrifice and laughs aplenty, the Bad Clowns hope to either save or eternally damn your souls. They’re not bothered which. Do you dare to join? ★★★★★ “A slick, briskly paced and wonderfully anarchic production” LondonTheatre1 ★★★★ “A fast-paced hour of delectable silliness” ThreeWeeks Bad Clowns is a trio of comedic delights made up of close friends John Bond, Christian Dart and Sam Walls. With their blend of unique sketch and improv comedy the Bad Clowns have performed at various festivals around the UK including the Edinburgh Fringe.



A Place of Knowing


ACT Studio Sunday 7th July 16:30 and 19:00

Rose Studio Monday 8th July 20:30

from (a)basement theatre collective

Theatreduo & Intsusa

60 minutes £9.50 13yrs+ Strong Language, violent imagery, mentions of suicide and mental health

65 minutes £9.50 16yrs+ “If this is some of the future of South African storytelling-theatre, then we are in very good hands. Bravo.” Rob Murray A Place of Knowing seeks to acknowledge the contemporary voices and stories of young people living in South Africa today. Five performers transform their personal accounts into a series of images, songs & monologues exploring the complexities of the relationships between parents and their children – and the impact those relationships have on young people’s lives. TheatreDuo is an independent collaborative theatre-making duo working and living in South Africa. Accolades include the Cape Town Fringe Fresh Award for Performance & Directing, Standard Bank Ovation Award & The Naledi Theatre Award for Best Production for young audiences. Intsusa is a young independent theatre and performance collective - made up of five black female theatre-makers - based in Johannesburg. Intsusa specialises in art through theatre and performance, creating works that not only empower but inspire others to tell their stories.





The Book of Thel

Kingston School of Art Performing Arts Community Engagement (PACE) Rose Studio Monday 8th July 19:00

60 minutes £9.50 8yrs+ Haze The Book of Thel is a new musical adaptation of William Blake’s prophetic poem, originally written in 1788. The production features an epic mix of music, singing, dance, acting, puppets, physical theatre and projections. It is both a visual and metaphorical journey through contrasting themes of innocence, experience, isolation, contact, progress, environment, collaboration and fear. What type of courage does it take for a person or a community to reach out beyond what is comfortable and safe? Is Blake’s ‘green and pleasant land’ a place, a state of mind or both? The PACE programme at Kingston University offers an inclusive platform on which students, staff, alumni and members of the local community come together through the performing arts. This production is being made in collaboration with Kingston based Three Bridges Theatre, Teatro Elio Centrico and La MaMa Umbria International.

00:00 is a critically-acclaimed multimedia documentary theatre piece that sets out to liberate suppressed voices and perspectives, while discussing tough social issues in an objective, engaging, and thought-provoking way. Told through the perspective of four Network Rail employees and set on the railway tracks, this production is a high-speed journey beneath the façades we all wear; mental health, society, masculinity, and messy aftermaths in modern Britain. From (a)basement theatre collective is a new independent theatre company based in Egham, Surrey. They are a diverse community of emerging theatre-makers who believe in giving under-represented and undermined voices a place on stage. “Raw, real and passionate, amazingly educational.” Audience member



Nothing2Perform ACT MAIN Monday 8th July 19:30

60 minutes £9.50 16yrs+ Strobe, strong language, sensitive topics. GRIP is a new piece of writing about trauma, accusations, psychosis and suspicion and is based on a true and previously untold story. It bravely takes on one of the most divisive oversights in today’s legal system. Trev finds himself surrounded by an unsettling world that glitches like an old tape recording and when he is arrested, the circumstances of his class, gender, and mental health coalesce into a tale that is both inventive and cautionary. Described as containing “Lynchian horror and Pinteresque humour.” (The Play’s The Thing), GRIP is not for the faint hearted. N2P was founded in 2015 by Scott Howland and Harriet Taylor. BroadwayWorld UK says, “Howland is relaxed, charming and has a natural ability to command attention on stage.” And Harriet Taylor’s direction has been called “innovative and brave” by The Open Door. “N2P are a creative team worth watching out for.” The Play’s The Thing. ★★★★★ The Open Door






The Jumper Factory Young Vic

Rose Main Tuesday 9th July 19:30 £12

14yrs+ Strong Language Followed by a post-show panel discussion with the company and invited guests. I wait whilst the world carries on, whilst my family grow old, whilst my lovers move on, and I count down the days, and I wait... How would you survive in prison? Created in collaboration with inmates at HMP Wandsworth and written by Luke Barnes, this intimate and powerful new piece explores the stories of people behind bars and the resilience they need to face a world that moves without them. This production is presented by a cast of young men aged from 18 – 25, whose lives have all been affected in some way by the criminal justice system.


Girl World FRISKY

Rose Studio Tuesday 9th July 19:00

60 minutes £9.50 14yrs+ Strobe and strong language In this playful and provocative coming-of-age comedy, Tilly and Inga exist in a surreal bubble called Girl World where the only rule is “No boys allowed!” Their world is a pop-tastic, musical playground where the best friends wreak anarchy, hilarity and imagination. But when they discover there’s a hole in their world, Girl World descends into a foul-mouthed, sex-obsessed battleground as the girls vie for dominance.

Curious Dispute

Rose Studio Tuesday 9th July 20:30

60 minutes £9.50 14yrs+ Gunshots, violence, strong language, blood

FRISKY – are a London based cross-disciplinary theatre company who create personal, provocative and playful work. Blurring the conventional distinctions between theatre, comedy and music to contribute to contemporary discussions regarding sexual politics and female development, FRISKY’s work is always original, experimental and female focused.

Frustrated with gender inequality, Sal and Libby decide to take matters into their own hands by founding the Feminazis. They take ‘A’ - a YouTuber who preaches hatred against women - hostage. But when Libby’s dim-witted brother Freddie turns up, things go downhill fast and Libby is forced to choose between family and the Feminazi cause.

★★★★★ “Unmissable” Fringe Biscuit 2018

Curious Dispute is a new theatre company based in London. Using comedy and controversy, Curious Disputes creates work which addresses issues unresolved in today’s seemingly progressive society.

★★★★ “... has its audience’s splitting at the seams” A Younger Theatre 2018

The Feminazis

Expect laughter, love songs and brutal wrestling on a journey of genuine friendship between two girls who are growing up.

★★★★ “Genius” Broadway Baby 2018








Will Penswick

Bully Beef

David Jacobs Room, Rose Theatre Tuesday 9th July 20:30

Rose Studio Wednesday 10th July 19:00

60 minutes £9.50 13yrs+ Strong language, Gunshot, Strobe

60 minutes £9.50 12yrs+ Some light strobe effects

Full time detective. Part time DJ. Full time Scandinavian. Pætur Pætursson is from the Faroe Islands. A detective in the capital city’s police, Pætur is a semi-legendary DJ and a troubled man. He’s going toe-to-toe with Scandinavia’s most dangerous criminals... and he needs your help. Expect jumpers, brooding and an idiot.

A tense and gripping play based in World War One. Inspired by true events and shortlisted by New Writing South for best original play. September 1916, the Somme, a British tank breaks down during an advance and now the crew, fresh from training, must endure five nights in no man’s land. Besieged from without and unravelling from within.

Two Bit Productions

StraightUp Productions

Bully Beef takes place entirely in a scale-correct model of a Mark 4 tank and utilises lighting and sound effects to bring the battlefield to life. Two Bit Productions is a freelance production company. They produce short films, features, music videos, documentaries, plays and a podcast series. They also make films for corporate presentations, training, branding and live theatre, working with such companies as Legal & General, The National Trust and others.

★★★★★ “Netflix-special-worthy” Stagedoor ★★★★ “You will be in for a comic treat” PlaysToSee ★★★★”Brilliant” Radio Ha-Ha ★★★★ BroadwayBaby Will Penswick is a comedy performer, producer and Creative Director of StraightUp Productions. StraightUp produces some of South London’s popular comedy nights, hosting the likes of: Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Ed Gamble. Will is mainly known for his character comedy, with his first show: Will Penswick: Dank Verse garnering acclaim across the board.


Open Wound Cheeky Chin

ACT Studio Tuesday 9th July 19:00

60 minutes £9.50 14yrs+ Strong language Open Wound is a solo show about breakups, relationships, decisions and broken hearts. It explores how the heightened gendered, radicalised and classed social expectations in the new global context permeate the most intimate relationships. The show was commissioned by In Good Company as the Package Holiday Production at Departure Lounge, Derby Theatre’s flagship contemporary performance festival. Cheeky Chin is a London-based collective of theatre makers of East Asian descent creating original, insightful work which challenges cultural stereotyping. They make innovative devised theatre performances of socio-political importance with an East Asian perspective.






Gork Glitch on Adad The Warriors

David Jacobs Room, Rose Theatre Wednesday 10th July 20:30

60 minutes £9.50 16yrs+ Two childhood friends are separated when a mysterious glitch disrupts the harmonious chords of planet Adad. One nation becomes two and each of our heroes rises to command their half. Together they form The Warriors - an army of sound-soldiers fighting to balance the chaos caused by The Glitch. Gork Glitch on Adad is a story told through poetry, electronic music and audience interaction. Breaking the boundary of the stage, The Warriors invite you to save the universe.



Jamie Woods in association with Fine Mess Theatre Rose Studio Wednesday 10th July 20:30 Thursday 11th July 19:00

60 minutes £9.50 12yrs+ Strong language Two teenage girls chat to boys through the latest, must-have dating app. As the banter and risky snaps flow they dissect Georgia’s Love Island loyalty, Dominic Raab’s credentials and Gareth Southgate’s waistcoat. But these days, how can you be sure the person behind the screen matches their profile? Grafting presents the very real world of so-called paedophile hunters. As both hunters and targets operate almost exclusively online, Grafting considers how the internet is, and should be, policed and asks if we can ever make it a truly safe space for children. Grafting is a new play written by Kyle Ross, directed by Jamie Woods in association with Fine Mess Theatre. Kyle and Fine Mess have previously presented IYAF Best of Fest 2014 with The Common Land and Divas in 2015.


The Warriors are a Brighton-based theatre company bringing electronic music, experimental poetry and sci-fi heroics to the stage. The Warriors have performed their co-written original work at The Museum of Futures, International Youth Arts Festival and The Worthing Theatre Trail. They host Radio Görkåîr on Radio 4A and Cabaret Görkåîr at The Roundhill, Brighton.



See & Eye Theatre ACT Main Wednesday 10th July 19:30

65 minutes £9.50 14yrs+ Strong language [BLANK] by ground-breaking playwright Alice Birch explores the impact of the criminal justice system on children. See & Eye’s version of Birch’s compelling play fuses physical theatre, song and movement to explore the factors that affect young people in the care system. See & Eye Theatre is based at City and Islington College and has been working together for four years. The company comprises of students studying performing arts at the college and fuses theatrical techniques to create a unique style. The company were selected to perform [BLANK] at the 2018 National Theatre Connections Festival.


Keep This For Your Records

Emerging Dance Platform DanceWest and Creative Youth ACT Main Thursday 11th July 19:30

University of South Carolina Upstate, Shoestring Players

120 minutes £9.50

ACT Studio Wednesday 10th July 19:00 Sunday 14th July 19:00

Co-curated by DanceWest and Creative Youth, Emerging Dance Platform is an evening of dance by some of the most exciting emerging dance artists in London.

80 minutes £9.50 15yrs+ Keep This For Your Records is the comedy about the Manhattan Project you’ve all been waiting for! When a Soviet spy finds himself embedded in a top-secret uranium enrichment facility deep in the American South, he gets tied up with zany industrial accidents, wacky moral quandaries, and of course that darned old question: whose side are you on? As modern society grapples with questions about surveillance, public safety and patriotism, Keep This For Your Records asks what can the events surrounding the Manhattan Project teach us? The Shoestring Players are the theatrical producing entity at the University of South Carolina- Upstate in Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA. Through the production of a diverse array of theatre genres, we shape students into inquisitive and imaginative theatre artists.





Founded in 2015 by choreographer Rosie Whitney-Fish, DanceWest is a West London Community Dance Organisation supporting everyone to access dance. DanceWest is based at the Lyric Hammersmith and runs accessible dance programmes across community settings – including schools, community centres and care homes. They also produce Ignition – West London’s Dance Festival.



José Pedro Fortuna ACT STUDIO Thursday 11th July 19:00

60 minutes £9.50 Suitable for all ages He’s the Master of Ceremonies.... but what happens when the Master’s props have minds and bodies of their own? The show must go on! Entrée is a modern approach to the classical 20th century clown pieces that use a multidisciplinary language to examine human vulnerability and failures. Through the usage of contemporary clown, juggling and surprising magic effects, Jose Pedro takes the audience on an unexpected and funny journey. A clowning disaster must be around the corner! Jose Pedro Fortuna is a young multidisciplinary performer from Portugal. With a passion for performing from a young age, he started as a close-up magician and recently graduated with a Performing Arts BA (USW, Cardiff). He creates contemporary work by blending his knowledge in magic with circus skills, comedy and visual theatre. Entrée is his solo debut.







Contingency Theatre Rose Studio Thursday 11th July 20:30

60 minutes £9.50 12yrs+ Violence George has been given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet with the mysterious J. He says goodbye to his mother, packs his bag and sets off for the big city. This hilarious and dark piece of physical theatre is an insight into the ways we deal with the side effects of success. Follow the company’s stunning choreography and surreal comedy through a world of bizarre, dangerous ambition. Contingency Theatre combines choreographically complex work with strong narrative and aims to bring outstanding physical theatre into the mainstream. Contingency Theatre makes work to arouse curiosity, start conversations and initiate action. Generously supported by Arts Council England and the Greenwich & Lewisham Young Peoples Theatre. “This was a different theatrical experience from any other I’ve had and left me ready for more.” SueInStalls


Sassy Stand Up

Curated by Actor Awareness Rose Main Friday 12th July 20:00

90 minutes including interval £12 16yrs+ Strong language Featuring a line-up of some of the UK’s best new female comedians including Ellen Lilley, Abbie Murphy, Katerina Robinson, Ania Magliano and our headliner Athena Kugblenu. Sassy Stand Up brings some very funny women to Kingston for a night of brilliant comedy. The night has been curated by Actor Awareness, which is a campaign fighting for more equality, diversity and working-class talent in the arts. Providing opportunities and a voice for working class artists. Reviews for Athena Kugblenu: “…authentic, observational comedy presented beautifully…pleasingly original” ★★★★ Broadway Baby “Good material, sharp presentation…an important voice” The Times







Rendered Retina Theatre Company Rose Studio Friday 12th July 19:00 Saturday 13th July 19:00

55 minutes £9.50 Suitable for all ages 20,000 paper balls, three performers and a whole load of office equipment create ‘pure clowning gold’ (The Scotsman). Form takes audiences on a hilarious and moving journey of one man’s attempt to escape routine. This non-verbal performance combines physical theatre, clowning, mime and original music to explore the wonderful worlds our minds transport us to when we are bored. But do we have to come back? Stare in awe at magical staircases and underwater vistas in a show that ‘will leave your world changed’ (Gscene). Rendered Retina are a multi-award-winning theatre company from the UK who create highly energetic performance work that is suitable for all ages. Using a style that combines physical theatre and clowning, Rendered Retina’s work brings back our desire to play by using everyday objects and universal stories. Winner of Best Show at Paris Fringe 2018 and the Les Enfants Terribles Award 2017.


Dark and Lovely Sculptress Theatre

Rose Studio Friday 12th July 20:30 Saturday 13th July 20:30

60 minutes £9.50 14yrs+ Strong language Ryanne and Bambi are researching their dissertations with no clue what to do when they graduate. Their entire existence has been building up to this final project, but what they discover has the power to rock the foundations of their society. In a world where honesty is not the best policy, Ryanne and Bambi are trying to change the status quo. But how can they make their voices heard when they are so easy to ignore? Sculptress Theatre create work that is both universal and personal – not just about the colour of their skin, but also about the content of their hearts. Dark and Lovely is their first production. Sculptress are part of Creative Youth’s Creative Talent Programme which brings talented young and emerging artists together with experienced industry mentors to develop their artistic work and career in the performing arts. Photo credit Lindsay Oliver




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Reading Rep Young Company ACT Main Friday 12th July 19:30

Dark Roots Theatre Company ACT Studio Friday 12th July 21:00 Saturday 13th July 21:00

50 minutes £9.50 14+ strong language, sexual references

60 minutes £9.50 15yrs+ Strong Language / Comic Violence / Partial Nudity

Unpopular opinion: Gen-Z are Fun Sponges. We drink less. We experiment with drugs less. Many of us are vegan and those who aren’t still have something to complain about. If you don’t identify as at least one sexuality or gender you’re not welcome in the Special Snowflake Awards, which is something we all want to add on our CV. Admit it, you’ve probably just got NCS on it. Fun Sponge is a comic take on today’s generation. Devised by the company, this sociopolitical piece looks at what has gone before and questions whether we deserve all the sh*t we get. Yeet.



Fun Sponge

Jackson and Jacob traverse a series of bizarre and splendid worlds on their epic quest to one day finally ‘cross the line’. Encountering many perils along the way, the doctor and patient duo find themselves forced to face great beasts, impossible choices and the realisation that they might need each other more than they thought... THEATRE


Want The Moon Theatre ACT Studio Friday 12th July 19:00

60 minutes £9.50 8yrs+ Occasional moderate language Nat and James work together, struggling against a possibly imagined attraction, without the space to explore their chemistry. Dissecting the pressures of modern-day romance, Shadows sees Nat delve into fantasy in order to endure repeated rejection, never sure if James is flirting with her, or if their co-existence is edging closer to friendship. When attraction isn’t as simple as love at first sight, how do our brains compensate for our innate desire to be loved? Want the Moon is an emerging theatre company who believe in blending timeless styles and themes with contemporary techniques. Their debut show Other People’s Teeth was performed at Brighton Fringe, and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (2018) garnering 4-star reviews from Broadway Baby and The Scotman.

Dark Roots are a company who have long had a fascination with the intricacies of storytelling and the complexities of typically undiscussed aspects of human relationships. Also enjoy long walks on the beach.


Jazz Emu

Archie Henderson David Jacobs Room, Rose Theatre Saturday 13th July 20:30

55 minutes £9.50 14yrs+ Award-winning comedian Archie Henderson has spent the last two years of his life making musical stings on his computer, mostly in his underwear at 3am. Was it all a waste of time? Find out in the hour of multi-instrumental, multimedia madness that you didn’t know you needed. Archie Henderson was a finalist in So You Think You’re Funny 2017 and placed 2nd in the Musical Comedy Awards in following year. His 2018 workin-progress show NOW That’s Who I Call Archie Henderson won the IYAF Best of the Brighton Fringe Comedy Award 2018. Nominated: BBC New Comedy Award 2018 “Radiated a delightfully daft energy” Chortle ★★★★★ “Immense talent and fantastic energy” EdFestMag “Oodles of potential for hitting in big in Edinburgh Fringe and beyond” To Do List 300K+ views on Youtube






Best of Brighton Fringe – Theatre ACT Studio Saturday 13th July 19:00

60 minutes £9.50 Each year IYAF’s crack team of volunteer reviewers head to the Brighton Fringe Festival to pick the best in young people’s theatre. The winner of the IYAF Brighton Fringe Award is invited to perform at IYAF. Previous Theatre winners have gone on to national and international tours. This is your chance to catch the best theatre Brighton Fringe has to offer.




What Is Written Dance ACT Main Saturday 13th July 19:30

80 minutes £9.50 12yrs+ Haze, Violence, Strong Political Views A part-film, part-dance performance that portrays humanity in its most raw and vivid form. Standing firmly in the present, A.N.T.I looks at both the past and future and challenges society’s everyday injustices. Expect a socially and politically charged night that will shock your senses. Founded in 2014 What Is Written creates pure dramatic dance work, with a fusion of contemporary, hip-hop and martial art styles. Their work is a raw explosive mix of highly energetic, fast-paced choreography and lighting design underpinned by original post-apocalyptic beats. WIW’s most recent production The Art Of Conflict won IYAF Best of the Fest (2018) and was performed internationally at STARTAS in Rokiskis, Lithuania. What Is Written are part of Creative Youth’s Creative Talent Programme which brings talented young and emerging artists together with experienced industry mentors to develop their artistic work and career in the performing arts.


Every room becomes a panic room when you overthink enough Simon Caine

David Jacobs Room, Rose Theatre SUNDAY 14th July 19:00

60 minutes £9.50 18yrs+ This comedy show is about the stories we tell online versus the stories we tell in real life. It’s about how social media casts us in the best part in every story and why that is not always a good thing. And it’s also about a struggle to embrace being in the moment. Oh, it has also a d*ck joke (or three). Simon Caine is a comedian who has been performing for nearly nine years. He’s done three solo shows (and subsequent UK and Irish national tours) and has almost won (semi-finalist) in five national comedy competitions.




Crossing Borders



Rose Studio Sunday 14th July 17:00

60 minutes £9.50 10yrs+

Training the next generation of performers in the heart of central London

Crossing Borders is an exploration of two cultures and their immigration paths. The stories of three generations of a Japanese-Canadian family is interwoven with the story of a young Iranian recalling his childhood in Tehran, whilst adapting to his new home in London. These moving, funny, and heroic tales are a universal, and timely, story of migration – of leaving something behind for the promise of a better future. Crossing Borders is based on the stories Where Shadow Chases Light by Velina Hasu Houston and Fragments by Alex McSweeney Parodos is a British/Canadian theatre company comprised of early career artists working alongside seasoned professional creatives. The company premiered Crossing Borders in LA in May 2018 followed by a successful run at the Parodos Festival in Toronto in June of last year.

BA Drama and Performance BA Drama with Applied Theatre in partnership with TransformArts! THEATRE

Blood Wedding TransformArts!


in partnership with the Lyric Hammersmith

Rose Studio Sunday 14th July 19:00

60 minutes £9.50 12yrs+ Haze This new, highly physical and experimental adaptation of Frederico Garcia Lorca’s most famous play is performed in both Spanish and English by a trans-national cast. The show premiered in Madrid in 2018 following an intensive, exploratory laboratory style process exploring the language, musicality and poetic rhythms of Lorca’s text. Blood Wedding is a powerful exploration of the visceral imagery of Lorca’s work and creates a unique and highly evocative, visual world.

Photo credit Alonso Valbuena

MA Creative Performance Practice

TransformArts! is a company of early career British and European actors working with professional creatives to develop new work which transcends national and artistic borders. The company was created in 2017 by artistic director Gill Foster, who brought together acting students from the Transforming Arts Institute, Madrid and London South Bank University. and performance


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Our Stage Sounds series is curated by Grand Unified Themes – a collective of DJs and musicians renowned for creating great club nights, events and festivals across a range of musical genres.


Bringing the best live music to the heart of Kingston.

Our In Kingston Music Stage brings a weekend of brilliant new music to the Marketplace, so grab a deckchair, sit back and get into the Festival flow. We take over some of Kingston’s best loved bars and venues with a programme to suit all music fans. From contemporary folk and acoustic, to hip hop and ’90s nostalgia, we’ve got it covered!


Bringing the best live music to the heart of Kingston. Our Stage Sounds series is curated by Grand Unified Themes – a collective of DJs and musicians renowned for creating great club nights, events and festivals across a range of musical genres.



Stage Sounds

Live at Kingston Marketplace Kingston Marketplace Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July 12:00 – 18:00

FREE The In Kingston stage returns to Kingston Marketplace for a weekend of brilliant music. Grab a deckchair, sit back and enjoy an eclectic line-up from some great new local, UK, and international talent. This event is generously supported by Kingston First.


Rock Choir

Rose Main Monday 8th July 19:30

100 mins plus interval £17/£13 Suitable for all ages Witness a spectacular display of uplifting, feel-good pop, rock and contemporary chart songs performed by national phenomenon, Rock Choir. Unique in the UK, with over 30,000 members in over 400 local communities, Rock Choir offers an alternative experience to the traditional classical or community choir, with no auditions and no requirements to read music or have any previous singing experience. Visit for more information.





Live at Woody’s Woody’s Bar and Kitchen 5 Rams Passage, Kingston, KT1 1HH Kingston’s best independent bar has got it all – fantastic river views, great food and drink – and an amazing line-up of live music running throughout IYAF.

Folking Around Wednesday 10th July

18:00 - 00:00 Free From hushed and delicate singer-songwriters to rowdy and rambunctious bands, Folking Around is dedicated to presenting high quality, contemporary folk and acoustic music from the local scene, London and beyond. Thursday 11th July

20:00 – 00:00 Free Taking inspiration from the hit US show DEFJAM, is a night of live poetry, comedy and hip hop all held together by Grand Unified Themes & Flex FM’s CL:19. Special guest to be announced...

Silent Disco Saturday 13th July

20:00 – 23:30 Free After last year’s success Grand Unified Themes will be putting on not one, not two but THREE DJ’s on three different channels, all for your silent disco needs. Expect a mix between boom bap Hip hop, grooving disco and deadly drum and bass.

Woody’s Birthday! Sunday 14th July

All day Free Expect live music, pass the parcel, and general tomfoolery as we celebrate 11 years of wonderful Woody’s. Come down and join the party!


Live at Ram Jam Records

We’re delighted to welcome the legendary Ram Jam Records to IYAF 2019.

Back to the 90s! RAM JAM RECORDS, GREY HORSE (Ram Jam Records located at the back) 46 Richmond Rd, Kingston upon Thames KT2 5EE Wednesday 10th July

19:00 – 01:00 With strict song selections from a MASSIVE 90’s playlist, interactive 90’s dress up, photo wall and 90’s video games competitions, expect nothing less than a timewarp of positivity!

Grand Unified Themes at Bacchus Bacchus Late Bar & Venue, 2 Union St, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1RP Thursday 11th July 22:00 –03:00

£4 - 6 on the door / £2 with IYAF wristband 18yrs+ Grand Unified Themes are bringing the best in afterparty vibes with their iconic residency at Kingston’s best-loved underground nightclub Bacchus. Catering for the slightly older crowd, G.U.T will be playing house, techno and jungle all night long. Bring your dancing shoes and get lost in the lazers...


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Learn more about careers in the arts, explore the creative writing process or join a digital orchestra – there’s a range of workshops (many of them free to attend) to explore during the Festival.


Exhibitions & Events

Our Exhibitions and Events programme celebrates talent from artists of all backgrounds and approaches. Expect some amazing work from the world of graphic design, contemporary art, film and illustration.


Breaking down barriers, celebrating young talent.


Rose Cafe Friday 5th July 18:00

Free Suitable for all ages The Rose gets a catwalk for a unique fashion show unlike any other! Exquisite fashion designs, crafted exclusively from paper, by gifted designers from Alexandra Primary School, Kingston and led by SketchBetter Students Amelia Porter, Niamh Leedham and Ida Berner Ford. Post-show the designs will be on display at the Rose Theatre throughout the Festival.



Fashioned From Paper






Creative Industries Centre, Kingston College

6 – 13 July Free Small spaces, great exhibitions. 8496 is a collective providing a platform for emerging artists and creatives by sharing artworks, producing magazines and curating art events. 8496/KT1 brings together artists from all levels of experience and background with an exhibition that eschews the conventional labels of the art world and lets the creative work speak for itself. Visit us at the exhibition space at CIC for a unique and diverse display. For a full programme of performances, workshops and talks as part of 8496/KT1 please see:



Share It: Short Films preview

Rose Circle Gallery 5 – 14 July


Free Suitable for all ages

Join Kingston Museum’s Young People’s Board for a preview screening of their latest project: a series of short films revealing the fascinating stories behind their favourite objects from the Museum’s collection. The short films, produced together with Togada Studio, aim at highlighting the relevance of the collection for young and contemporary audiences using the tool of visual storytelling and documentary. Booking necessary on Kingston Museum’s Eventbrite page. Please get in touch on for any questions.



Stephanie Worrell is a 12-year old artist from Kingston. Stephanie’s works, created in acrylics and mixed-media, are inspired by nature, humanity and the challenges facing the environment. Stephanie also creates miniatures and sculptures. Don’t miss this stunning exhibition from a prodigious young talent.

Kingston Museum Thursday 11th July 18:30 - 20:00



Stephanie Worrell Exhibition



International Youth Arts Festival Poster Design Exhibition Rose Circle Gallery 5 – 14 July

Free Suitable for all ages A showcase of design created by Kingston College Design students for IYAF 2019.

IYAF Podcast The IYAF Podcast returns! Each show will feature different participating companies and artists talking about their shows and the Festival. Visit Anchor to listen:



Reg Bailey Building, Kingston University Wednesday 10th & Thursday 11th July 10:30 - 18:00

Free 14+ Open to all festival participants and members of the public So You Want To Work In The Arts? is a series of free workshops run over two days, aimed at aspiring professionals and emerging young artists. The workshops will focus on skills development and networking opportunities and will be led by experienced arts practitioners. Highlights include panel discussions, Q&A’s with casting directors and agents and more. This event will be hosted at Kingston University.

Rose Gallery Wednesday 10th July 18:00 – 20:00

Free For GCSE students and school leavers. New to IYAF 2019! These free entry-level workshops will give you an insight into a range of different roles of working within the arts industry. It’s the perfect opportunity to find out everything you want to know about pursuing a creative career. So You Want To Work In The Arts full programme will be announced shortly, check out the IYAF website: and follow us on social media for details. @IYAF




14yrs+ Free A unique two-hour drama and writing workshop based around the themes of nature, and of city vs country. This is an exciting opportunity to learn with a flourishing professional artist. The workshop will look at current socio-political issues in rural areas and touch on the issue of organised crime networks exploiting children to sell drugs (‘County Lines’). Participants will explore theatrical and written techniques used in cross-discipline theatre making, as well as working with a text and analysing dialogue. A rare opportunity to develop your theatrical and written talent. Marika is a professional and commended actress, poet and playwright. At the heart of her work is a desire to create the highest quality art for real social change. Marika graduated (MA Cantab, BA hons) from Cambridge University. She was a member of the Royal Court writers’ group and was Resident artist at the Round House London 2017-18, she is currently an artist on the Creative Youth Creative Talent Programme.

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So You Want To Work In The Arts? Possibly. Maybe...

Rose Gallery Tuesday 9th July 18:00 – 20:00



So You Want To Work In The Arts?

Theatre and Writing Workshop



So You Want To Work In The Arts?

Rose Gallery Friday 12th July 16:00 – 17:00 and 18:00 – 19:00

£5 5yrs+ Loud music Wac Arts Digital Orchestra invites the public to join in with our musicians to create their own anthems during a 60 minute inclusive participatory show. The digital orchestra uses accessible and fun assistive technology suitable for seasoned musicians and unsuspecting passers-by alike. The young people will be performing original beats and facilitating the audience in co-creating the live music. Wac Arts Digital Orchestra has been touring outdoor and youth venues such as Parallel and Liberty Arts Festival and has received excellent audience reviews. Wac Arts is a charity that has been driven by the needs of young people and the community for over 40 years, lifting generation after generation of young people, empowering them with the life skills that only the arts can offer. Wac Arts offers fully inclusive programmes that celebrate diversity and supports young people to change their worlds through the arts.


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About Creative Youth Creative Youth Creative Youth is the charity behind the International Youth Arts Festival. We work to enable young people to realise their potential through the arts, providing opportunities for young people to be involved in innovative, original, ambitious projects and work with emerging young artists with exceptional talent. In close collaboration with key partners, Creative Youth also mentors young individuals, entrepreneurs, and organisations by providing artistic, business and strategic support, allowing the next generation of artists to flourish. Aside from the IYAF – which celebrates and supports young artistic talent, other Creative Youth projects and activity include:

Young Creatives The Young Creatives are Creative Youth’s steering panel. Made up of eight young, emerging artists and producers from across the performing arts, the Young Creatives help shape Creative Youth’s strategic direction, and spearhead the development of new artistic projects. Young Creative ensure that young people’s voices are at the heart of everything we do.

Creative Talent Programme Our 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. Focusing on both the creative and practical side of developing a career in the arts, the CTP is an ongoing programme which gives artists the creative, business and strategic support they need to flourish. The Creative Talent Programme is generously supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

Volunteer Programme

Schools Engagement

Over the last ten years our volunteering programme has developed significantly. We now have a core team of 50 volunteers, increasing to more than 100 during the Festival. Most of our current volunteers had almost no experience of the Arts when they began and, for many, it has been a life-changing experience. Our volunteer scheme is part of the Nationally Recognised vInspired awards scheme.

Creative Youth is an official supporter of the Art Council’s Artsmark Award. We’re proud to be working in partnership with schools and settings on their Artsmark Award journey. By supporting Artsmark settings, we’re helping put the arts at the heart of education, inspiring young people to create, experience and participate in high quality arts and culture. We work with schools across the borough and beyond on dedicated arts projects, offer bespoke support and advice across the performing arts and support schools on their Artsmark journey. Find out more about Artsmark here: We also offer free School Friends Membership – with offers and discounts on IYAF tickets, priority work experience placements for students, and opportunities for your students/teachers. To find out more about our Schools Programme and how we can support you on your Artsmark journey contact:




Get involved Creative Youth and IYAF are successful because of the continuing commitment and passion of a wonderful team of volunteers. They do everything from Box Office to Front of House, Marketing, Photography, Project Management and Administration. Positions are available throughout the year but we particularly welcome volunteers for IYAF – especially over evenings and weekends. If you would like to get involved, please contact our Volunteer Manager Clare:

IYAF Design Competition Winner The winner of the 2019 IYAF Design Competition is Kymani Johnson, an art and design student from Kingston College.

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Kymani created a bold and lively design for our Festival brochure, posters, flyers and other promotional material.

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Kymani said of his design: “I am so pleased to have won the competition. I wanted my design to capture the creativity and fun of the Festival. I enjoyed using the different techniques learnt from my studies at Kingston College to achieve the finished design. I’m overjoyed to have won the competition and to see my work in print.”




Don’t miss the Festival Poster Design Exhibition (p.66) at the Rose Theatre for more IYAF-inspired creations.

Thank yous Creative Youth would like to thank the many partner organisations who have supported us over the past decade. These include:



Festival map

Getting here The festival awaits! In beautiful Kingston-Upon-Thames, South West London, the Festival is easy to get to by public transport or car. Just 12 miles from Central London and a 25 minute train ride from Waterloo, Kingston’s picturesque riverside location is well connected. Here’s how to find us….


BY TRAIN: Kingston Rail Station is only 25 minutes from London Waterloo and has a regular services to Kempton Park, Twickenham and Wimbledon. Alternatively, Surbiton Station is 20 minutes to London Waterloo and a brisk 15 minute walk or 5 minute bus journey. Both stations are in Zone 6, so you can use an Oyster card or a 1 - 6 Zone Travel card.




BY BUS: More than 40 bus routes serve Kingston Town Centre, including 8 night buses. They provide a frequent service to all parts of the Borough, other parts of Greater London, Surrey and Heathrow Airport.


BY CAR: Kingston Town Centre is 12 miles from Central London, only 8 miles from the M25, and close to the M3, M4 and the A3. Follow signs for Junction 10 on the M25 for the A3 then follow signs for Kingston. Visit Parkopedia for details of parking within the town. BY AIR: Kingston is a half hour drive from Heathrow Airport. Or catch the express X26 bus which takes 30 minutes or the 111 or 285 bus for a more scenic route! Gatwick Airport is 45 minutes away by road.

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Kingston also has extensive and well-connected cycle paths, and cycling provisions.


1. Rose Theatre 24 – 26 High Street, KT1 1HL 2. Arthur Cotterell Theatre (ACT) Kingston College, Kingston Hall Rd, KT1 2AQ 3. IN Kingston Stage Ancient Market Place, KT1 1JS 4. Woody’s Bar & Kitchen 5 Rams Passage, KT1 1HH 5. Reg Bailey 39-45 Penrhyn Rd, KT1 2ED



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5th - 14th July

Stephanie Worrell Art IYAF Poster Designs 8496/KT1

Rose Circle Gallery Rose Circle Gallery Creative Industries Centre, Kingston College

All Day All Day All Day

Exhibition Exhibition Exhibition

66 66 64

Tuesday 9th

Friday 5th

Festival Opening Night Fashioned From Paper

Rose Main House Rose Café

19:30 18:00

Tom Thumb Theatre and Writing Workshop Girl World Open Wound The Jumper Factory Monsters and Me

ACT Main Rose Gallery Rose Studio Act Studio Rose Main ACT Main

10:30 18:00 19:00 19:00 19:30 19:30

Theatre Events Theatre Theatre Theatre Theatre

17 69 35 36 34 18

The Feminazis

Rose Studio




Saturday 6th

Live at Kingston Marketplace Family Orchestra Day and Concert Little Beats: Early Years Music Workshop

Kingston Marketplace ACT Main ACT Studio

12:00 10:00 10:00

Music Music Music

57 12 12

Will Penswick

David Jacobs Room, Rose Theatre




Wednesday 10th So You Want to Work in the Arts?



ACT Studio




Reg Bailey Building, Kingston University


Funky Beats: Early Years Music Workshop Turtles Don't Like Plastic Turtles Don't Like Plastic Kingston College Greats: I Chose This Kingston College Greats: Poison Kingston College Greats: Hearts of Coal Kingston College Greats: I need a Holiday From My Life

Rose Studio Rose Studio ACT Studio ACT Studio ACT Studio ACT Studio

10:30 14:00 14:30 16:30 18:30 20:30

Puppetry Puppetry Theatre Theatre Theatre Theatre

11 11 30 30 30 30

Tom Thumb So You Want to Work in the Arts? Possibly. Maybe…

ACT Main Rose Gallery

10:30 18:00

Theatre Events

17 68

Kingston Music Service Summer Concert

ACT Main




Pauline Quirke Academy: The Greatest Rose Main Show




Folking Around Back to the '90s! Bully Beef Keep This for Your Records Elmbridge Dance Showcase [BLANK] Grafting Gork Glitch on Adad

Woody's Bar and Kitchen Ram Jam Records Rose Studio ACT Studio Rose Main ACT Main Rose Studio David Jacobs Room, Rose Theatre

18:00 19:00 19:00 19:00 19:30 19:30 20:30 20:30

Music Music Theatre Theatre Dance Theatre Theatre Comedy

58 59 37 40 18 39 38 39

Best of Brighton Fringe – Comedy

David Jacobs Room, Rose Theatre




So You Want to Work in the Arts?

Reg Bailey Building, Kingston University




Best of Brighton Fringe – Children and Families

ACT Studio


Live at Kingston Marketplace The Wizard's Tale A Place of Knowing Forget Me Dot A Place of Knowing Bugsy Malone and Friends Blackout Bad Clowns: Cult Classic

Kingston Marketplace ACT Main ACT Studio Rose Studio ACT Studio Rose Main ACT Main Rose Studio

12:00 12:00 16:30 19:00 19:00 19:30 19:30 20:30

Music Dance Theatre Theatre Theatre Musical Theatre Theatre Comedy

57 14 32 31 32 13 15 31

Stacked Share It: Short Films preview Grafting Entrée Gala Performance: IYAF Talent Showcase

ACT Studio Kingston Museum Rose Studio ACT Studio Rose Main

11:30 18:30 19:00 19:00 19:30

Theatre Film Theatre Comedy/Clowning

19 67 38 40 7

Emerging Dance Platform George Grand Unified Themes at Bacchus

ACT Main Woody's Bar and Kitchen Rose Studio Bacchus Late Bar & Venue

19:30 20:00 20:30 22:00

Dance Music Theatre Music

41 58 42 59

The Book of Thel Rock Choir Grip 00:00

Rose Studio Rose Main ACT Main Rose Studio

19:00 19:30 19:30 20:30

Theatre Music Theatre Theatre

32 56 33 33

Jack and the Beanstalk Wac Arts Digital Orchestra Wac Arts Digital Orchestra Form Shadows Fun Sponge Sassy Stand Up Dark and Lovely Untitled Doc

ACT Main Rose Gallery Rose Gallery Rose Studio ACT Studio ACT Main Rose Main Rose Studio ACT Studio

10:30 16:00 18:00 19:00 19:00 19:30 20:00 20:30 21:00

Theatre Events Events Theatre Theatre Theatre Comedy Theatre Theatre

17 69 69 44 46 46 43 45 47

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Sunday 7th

Monday 8th


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Thursday 11th


Friday 12th


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Saturday 13th

Creative Curiosity Trail Be Not Afeard: A Sensory Telling of Shakspeare's The Tempest

Kingston Marketplace Rose Studio

All day 10:30


20 22

Jack and the Beanstalk Be Not Afeared: A Sensory Telling of Shakspeare's The Tempest

ACT Main Rose Studio

10:30 12:30

Theatre Theatre

17 22

Growl – The True Story of the Big, Bad Wolf

Rose Main


Musical Theatre


Form Best of Brighton Fringe – Theatre A.N.T.I Jazz Emu

Rose Studio ACT Studio ACT Main David Jacobs Room, Rose Theatre

19:00 19:00 19:30 20:30

Theatre Theatre Dance Comedy

44 49 48 47

Dark and Lovely Silent Disco Untitled Doc

Rose Studio Woody's Bar ACT Studio

20:30 20:00 21:00

Theatre Music Theatre

45 58 47

Creative Curiosity Trail Korean Opera – Ondal, the Well-known Fool

Kingston Marketplace ACT Studio

All day 12:00

Musical Theatre

20 23

(L)able Crossing Borders Every room becomes a panic room when you overthink enough

ACT Main Rose Studio David Jacobs Room, Rose Theatre

16:30 17:00 19:00

Theatre Theatre Comedy

24 50 49

Blood Wedding Keep This for Your Records Lord of the Flies Woody's Birthday

Rose Studio ACT Studio Rose Main Woody's

19:00 19:00 19:30 All day

Theatre Theatre Theatre Music

50 40 23 58

Sunday 14th


“CREATIVE YOUTH” A Company Registered in England and Wales no: 06848384. Registered Charity no: 1132314. President: His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex KG GCVO Patrons: Tom Chambers, Matt Lucas, Madeleine Worrall, Chike Okonkwo, Sheridan Smith, Tom Holland, Angellica Bell and Michael Underwood

Chair: Robin Hutchinson

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