Our Urban & Contemporary dance students took part in a Contemporary Dance workshop hosted by Artistic Director of “Just Dance Theatre” Joseph Toonga. Joseph began dancing professionally when he was invited to join East London Dance Youth Company at the age of 15 where he gained an exceptional set of contemporary dance skills before […]

What do you do at DV8? What I’m told to do! (Support Tutor for Fashion & Styling level 2) Why do you work at DV8? I work at DV8 because I want to inspire young people so their potential can be realised. What do you do outside of DV8? I run a clothing company and […]

Our learners attended an industry lecture at our campus with Social Media Consultant Ben Anderson, hosted by Fusion (Founder of Industry In The streets). During the session Ben spoke about strategies to engage people online using social sites to explore and share media. Ben emphasised how to gain brand exposure using sites such as twitter, […] One of grimes biggest female producers known as “Flava D” visited our campus for an industry lecture with our Music Production students which proved to be an enriching experience and a great chance to gain further knowledge about work in the creative industries. Music Production tutor Rowntree kicked off the lecture with a Q&A […] Our level 3 Dance students were lucky to take part in a choreography and warm-up master class with Theo Samsworth from renowned dance company “Tavaziva”. Theo began his career training for his BA (Hons) in Contemporary Dance at Trinity Laban where he had the opportunity to work with choreographers such as Susan Sentler, Lee […] South-East London duo Howson’s Groove teamed up with dv8 to help film a music video for their latest release “Can’t Explain” taken from their EP with the same title. This was a fantastic opportunity for our learners to work alongside industry professionals and gain some valuable experience in the creative arts field. The “Can’t […] To round off a fantastic first term at our new campus our level three Events Management class (otherwise known as fest42) collaborated with various other classes and groups of students in college to put on an amazing show hosted at Walthamstow Assembly halls on December 18th in order to help raise awareness and donations […] Renowned UK hip-hop artist Jehst (otherwise known as Will) visited our campus for an intimate Q&A session and industry lecture with our Music Performance students. He began his career by co-finding his own production company YNR (Young ‘n’ Restless) while releasing “Premonitions”- his debut EP in 1999. Musically, Jehst tackles issues and topics raised […]

On Monday 15th St John’s Ambulance team visited our campus to provide potentially life saving training to our learners. This session is part of a project run by St John’s called “RISE” which aims to teach young people about the dangers of knife and gun crime and what steps they can carry out to potentially […]