Ex Music Business Apprenticeship Tutor at DV8 and incredible singer/songwriter Michelle Escoffery visited our Recording Artist and Development class for an industry lecture about how to gain income from the music industry. During the discussion, Michelle spoke about her own successes and the journey she took to get to where she wanted to be. Michelle was […]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jJ2TVb8WSA On a cold Thursday evening, our common room was transformed into our very own in-house cinema with the help of “Stow film lounge”, complete with popcorn and drinks for a showing of indie film “Northern Soul”. The film depicts how two young men who discovered and fell in love with Black, American Soul music […]

Our level 1 Urban and Contemporary Dance students took part in a two day workshop led by Kristina and Sadé, a teaching sibling duo who between them,  carry a vast amount of dance experience under their belts including tours with Akram Khan Dance company, Boy Blue and Dance2Xcess. Kristina and Sadé teach as a duo […]

Creative Director for runway shows, model and International Branding Specialist Gordon Flynn visited our level 2 fashion students for an industry lecture last week to critique their own designs as well as provide a catwalk/runway masterclass. The session kicked off with our learners displaying their own garments to Gordon who advised them on their pieces […]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NSL0Qiu4Po&feature=youtu.be Friday 19th December was the date of the first SoundSkool Xmas Showcase. It was an incredible night, seeing all of our Artists smashing up the stage and displaying their talent. Great atmosphere, top DJ, top Artists and Producers. We will see you at the BIG BIG PLAYLOUD 2 SUMMER SHOWCASE!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-LMa62c-Gg 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, […]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TC3YEEhmeHo 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 […]