Two days of art and cultural exploration…
Our programme is packed with learning, performance and showcasing opportunities for young international artists.
All participants in our festival are warmly invited to share their talents with others on our professional stage at the Ryan Theatre. With full sound and lighting, and a seating capacity of 389, this will be one performance you will never forget! From music to dance to acting, each act will have 5 minutes to share their talents with our wonderful audience from all around the world.
Creative Arts Masterclasses
Choose a Masterclass to attend, 1.30hour per class, two sessions.
Do you want to improve your skills in and learn from experts in music, dance or art? Then join one of our Masterclasses! With a such range of artistic skills to choose from you will not be disappointed at the amount of fun you will have!
Masterclasses typically include:
Rap Masterclass (MC & lyric writing)
It doesn’t matter if you’ve never even thought of learning how to freestyle rap or don’t know how to begin rapping - we will help you to unlock your rapping skills and rap like a pro! Become a wordsmith like never before and deliver rap in style with the help of our experienced rappers!
Improve your dramatic expression and acting skills by learning how to use your body and your voice to best effect.
Improve your posture, voice projection and confidence - learn tips from our singing teacher so you can sing to the best of your ability no matter what your style.
Modern Dance Masterclass
Learn contemporary dance moves and get advice on how to improve the flow of your movement, finally putting together a choreographed modern dance piece together with your classmates.
Calligraphy Masterclass (in English)
The ancient art of calligraphy has been practised for centuries in many cultures around the world. In this Masterclass you will learn the techniques to have beautiful handwriting in English.
Drawing & Painting Masterclass
Learn and practise skills and techniques which can improve your drawing and painting. Feel free to ask questions to our expert art teacher to explore your creativity and bring your ideas to life!
Hip Hop Dance Masterclass
Feel the rhythm, learn the steps and get into the music that will get your hips moving and your feet dancing to fantastic hiphop music at our Hip Hop Dance Masterclass!
Practice and Rehearsal
Practice makes perfect! Polish your act and make your performance the best it can be before going on stage in front our international audience!
Cultural Exchange Session
The purpose of the festival’s Cultural Exchange Sessions is to put young international artists in contact with each other through the exchange of handcrafted gifts that they first create and make. What better way to remember your new international friends and learn about cultures from around the world than to go home with a gift from a young artist from another country?
Sessions typically include:
T-Shirt Art & Exchange
Have you ever wanted to be a fashion designer? In this session you will create a work of art representing your culture on a t-shirt that you can wear (and wash!).
Canvas Drawing & Exchange
Fill your canvas with your hopes, dreams and aspirations. Share a story from your culture and bring it to live with paint, design and colour.
Using words, pictures and photographs and gluing these to paper you will create the perfect tour for a visitor to your area.
Make creative artwork to display on buttons pinned to your clothing. You can choose a word, image or design of your choice then use our special button maker to turn your stylish designs into fashion accessories to wear with pride.
Harrow School Guided Tour
We will take the students on a journey of discovery, including the historical Speech Room which hosted kings, queens and prime ministers, and the historical heart of the School – the 4th Form Room – where Harrow School really began over 400 years ago. You will have unique opportunities to explore the Harrow School buildings and see where many famous movies have been filmed, including the Harry Potter series.
Make new friends from around the world and enjoy an elegant formal dinner at our unique Harrow School venue. You will experience a sit down meal with delicious food and beautiful surroundings, starting your Young Talent Festival with style!
Expect a spectacular start to the festival with our very special Welcome Party! A great chance to get to know new friends from all around the world and dance the night away. It’s going to be a whole lot of fun fun fun so pack your dancing shoes!