Medway’s Fuse Festival 2015 FREE opportunities in dance and hip-hop!

Creative Opportunities


On behalf of Medway’s Fuse Festival please find below 2 fantastic FREE opportunities in dance and hip-hop!

Hip Hop Dance Residency in Chatham, May half term.

Join Southpaw Dance Company’s artistic director Robby Graham and principal dancer Benjamin Taylor-Shepherd for these community based, beginner-friendly dance sessions that will introduce participants to dance and culminate in a performance to accompany the return of Southpaw’s hit show, “Faust”.

See a clip here:


Participants will learn choreography and performance skills in a friendly community environment focussed on producing a small outdoor performance. We look forward to seeing you there.


Free for 16-25 years

Date :Friday 29 May 2015

Times:  11am-4pm (with 1 hour lunch break)

Venue: Brook Theatre, Old Town Hall, Chatham, ME4 4SE


Free for 18+years/Adults

Date: Saturday 30 May 2015

Times: 11am – 4pm (with 1 hour lunch break)

Venue: Sun Pier House, Medway Street, Chatham, ME4 4HF


Additional rehearsal: Friday, 12 June, between 6.45-9pm at the Brook Theatre

Performance: Fuse Weekend pre Southpaw performance, Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 June (times to be confirmed)

For Bookings: call the Arts Development Team on 01634 338319 or email


Join Akala and THSC (The Hip-Hop Shakespeare Company) for the dynamic and interactive Hip-Hop Shakespeare Lyric Writing and Performance Workshops that inspire you to approach literature, music and theatre in a whole new way.  Work with the founder of THSC to build self-confidence, take creative risks, analyze rhythm and rhyme and perform, all whilst exploring Hip-Hop and Shakespeare with Akala as your expert guide. 

See a clip here:


Saturday 13th June

Sun Pier House Gallery

Session One  11 – 12.30pm

Session Two  12.30 – 2pm


For Bookings: call the Arts Development Team on 01634 338319 or email

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