This July, Streetz Ahead performed an original production of ‘Generation Blink’ written and directed by Elizabeth Lahav, which is a story of four generations struggling to live together in harmony. The ‘Gods’ are forced to visit earth and find a way to save humanity. Will the ‘Gods’ find a way to unite them and make them realize what is important in life?
“Amazing opportunity for children to explore themselves”
“Very good value for money charity where children are fun to watch and learning the skills of friendship and caring”
“Absolutely amazing very impressive by the quality of performance from the young people”
“Great opportunity for kids to grow in confidence and have fun”
“Brilliant confidence building it drives my child’s energy in the right direction”
“This a fantastic school which has developed my children and given them plenty of confidence”
“I think its great for kids absolutely love getting on stage and its boosts their confidence 100%”
“A brilliant all-inclusive confidence inspiring club that helps children to appreciate and embrace a love of dance and performing”
“I have really improved my dancing and now I feel more confident and not shy to perform in front of a big audience.”
“It was exciting and I made more friends.”
“I got more confident with my dancing.”
“I learned new steps.”
“It made me feel brave and cool.”
“I learned new things and being confident.”
“I really had fun dancing and I really want to do it again to become more confident.”
In March 2017 Streetz Ahead performed ‘Matildz’ like you have never seen it before! A hip-hop adaptation of dance and rhyme with 200 talented young people – a fantastic show full of energy and hugely talented children.
Thank you Olivia, Elizabeth, Harry, Kate and everyone at Streetz ahead for your hard work and efforts in putting on such an amazing show. From Olivia’s meticulous emails and reminders to Elizabeth’s creativity and imagination, everything was clearly well planned and enjoyed by parents, families and the children who took part. Thank you once again and can’t wait for the next show 🙂
Omg what a fantastic show tonight! So proud of all the children, we were completely blown away with the whole production and organisation! A huge thanks to Elizabeth Lahav & Olivia Lahav Wakeford and the entire Streetz Ahead crew for all their hard work! We have two exhausted kids here who I know will never forget their first ever stage performance! Who knows what lies ahead for them now they’ve got Streetz Ahead in their lives!
I really enjoyed being with my friends and I really enjoyed this term/I really liked it because it was fun/I like it when we do the shows and I want to do it every month/I loved everything/I feel proud/I love Streetz Ahead because it is active/Streetz Ahead is the best because you get to make new friends/I loved it and can’t wait till next term/It was the best term/It’s so much fun and I enjoy it a lot/I loved it /It was brilliant/Absolutely brilliant/Brilliant show thank you very much/Fantastic show as always.
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Please see more photos by Carly Michael below:
We like to support young people in their careers, so we had a film & media student called Day Gibson who put together a behind the scenes glimpse into a Streetz Ahead production.
Every production we produce a programme that includes all show information, including the cast and group names, check it out here:
Streetz Ahead are on the Haringey Youth Festival board with Jacksons Lane, Mountview Theatre School and Haringey Shed. We have spent the year planning this years HYF, which was held at Northumberland Park School on Saturday 29th October.
The day consisted of workshops led by Project 7, National Youth Theatre & Wicked.
All the youth organisations that were in attendance then watched each others act during the tech and practiced the finale.
Then at 4pm the audience arrived and David Lammy who is the festivals patron, gave an opening speech.
The show was fantastic with a huge range of acts, here is Streetz Ahead’s medley from our show in Spring 2017 ‘Matildz’:
Please read exposure magazine full review of the festival:
In July 2016 Streetz Ahead performed ‘Boom Box’ at the Arts Depot – The show synopsis was
‘Come back in time with Streetz Ahead and 300 talented young dancers who will entertain you with their energetic dance routines and the very best music of the past century. The Performing Arts Club will rap and sing to you as they link the decades with this brand new musical written and directed by Elizabeth Lahav.’
Streetz Ahead produce three shows a year.
Please check out the photos by Leda Omran which are available to purchase:
This March Streetz Ahead performed ‘Love No Evil’ – A story about Geek boy who falls in love with the wrong person. He takes a journey overcoming many groups who try to stop him in his tracks. Will Fish Man persuade Boss Man to catch him? Will Fish Daughter abide by her fathers wishes, will the Jazzers blind him with their jazz hands? Will the Firestarters light up the sky? Will the Ravers stay awake all night? Will Cool Dude save his best mate?
Saturday 12th March @6pm Photos by Leda Omran
Sunday 13th March @2pm Photos by Leda Omran
Sunday 13th March @6pm Photos by Leda Omran
Performing Arts Club Photos by Brittany Rutt
WEEKLY REHEARSAL VIDEOS FOR OUR NEXT SHOW – ‘WORLDS AHEAD’
Oakwood (Mondays 3.20-4.20pm) Oakwood Primary School, St Albans
Ferry Lane (Tuesdays 3.30-4.30pm) Ferry Lane Primary School
Osidge Mini (Tuesdays 3.30-4.30pm) Osidge School, Southgate
Osidge Major (Tuesdays 4.30-5.30pm) Osidge School, Southgate
Osidge Max (Tuesdays 4.30-5.30pm) Osidge School, Southgate
Osidge Xtra (Tuesdays 3.30-4.30pm) Osidge School, Southgate
Bronze Class (Tuesdays 6-7pm) Haringey 6th Form Centre
Teacher: Zak & Liz
Silver Class (Tuesdays 6-7pm) Haringey 6th Form Centre
Gold Class (Tuesdays 7-9pm) Haringey 6th Form Centre
Oakhill Mini (Wednesdays 3.30-4.30pm) Oakhill Primary School
Oakhill Major (Wednesdays 3.30-4.30pm) Oakhill Primary School
Harris (Thursdays 3.30-4.30pm) Harris Primary School
Campsbourne (Thursdays 3.45-4.45pm) Campsbourne Primary School
St Andrews Mini (Fridays 4.15-5.15pm) St Andrews Parish Centre
St Andrews Major (Fridays 4.15-5.15pm) St Andrews Parish Centre
St Andrews Max (Fridays 4.15-5.15pm) St Andrews Parish Centre
Coleridge (Fridays 3.30-4.30pm) Coleridge Primary School