Self Empowerment Stage School


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Exciting new collaboration

Posted on September 25, 2015 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (0)

ScarletWorkshops and Choreographer Chloe Aliyanni are collaborating on some workshops for our young people.

Summer School

Posted on September 16, 2015 at 12:55 AM Comments comments (0)

We have just completed another successful summer school... keep an eye on our events page for all upcoming events



Monday 10th August - Drama (12-1:30pm) then Singing (1:30-3pm)

Monday 17th August - Drama (12-1:30pm) then Singing (1:30-3pm)

Monday 24th August - Drama (12-1:30pm) then Singing (1:30-3pm)

Friday 28th August - Showcase event: 5-7pm

The showcase is a chance for friends and family to see what the young peopl...

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Bespoke 4-month Course for Foyer Federation

Posted on September 1, 2015 at 12:15 PM Comments comments (0)

We were asked to use the Foyer Federations' 'Healthy Conversations' guidelines to create a tailor-made workshop for ‘Look Ahead Support and Care’. The project lasted for 4 months and had some amazing results, some of which can be seen in our 'Case Studies' section of the blog. We are so proud of how far some of the young people had come, gaining confidence, re-enrolling to college, ...

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"You could have shattered my confidence"

Posted on July 7, 2015 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Jess is professional dancer who avoids auditions for ‘singer/dancer’ roles as she feels her voice isn't good enough. She lacks the confidence to perform a song in public but would like to surprise her mother when she visits her next month, so she asked for a private singing lesson.


Consultation Stage - I ask Jess to speak to me about her singing goals: “I’m...

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Not so boring budgeting

Posted on July 2, 2015 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)



As part of a 4-month bespoke course, I decided budgeting was something that definitely needed to be included. Through our 1-2-1 sessions 90% of the young people mentioned they are either bad at managing their money or would like some extra assistance. Most people were happy to come in and get started, but Tom, 23, needed a bit more convi...

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Sharing Circles

Posted on May 30, 2015 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)



Real Drama are running a new 12-week project starting from 4th March 2015.

The 'Sharing Circles' is for young women aged 18-26. We look at topics including Networking skills, self empowerment, confidence building.... every Wednesday, 6-8pm

ADDRESS: The Crypt At St Peters/Liverpool Gr, London SE17 2HH

For more info: pop in: to Thursdays session | Visit: Email

A note to remember...

Posted on February 7, 2015 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (0)

“If the world is a stage, then life must be a show,

How we choose to act therefore determines how good the show is

this show is your life story; make it a good one” Scarlet Gabriel

More compassion for those on X-Factor

Posted on February 6, 2015 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)



The Backstory

Bernice is a 31 year old freelance communications consultant who has a "terrible" singing voice, she has always liked the idea of surprising everyone with an amazing voice one day. Bernice came for a private intensive lesson to help her decide if this was really something she wanted to take further...


After a ...

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Beaten and bruised 19 year old turns her life around

Posted on January 17, 2015 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (0)

The Inspire Programme - 12 week 1-2-1 personal coaching 

Jemma, 19, lives in supported housing in a deprived London Borough. She was kicked out of school at an early age for 'attacking' a teacher. At 17 she enrolled into college but was later was deregistered; she preferred to spend time ...

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1/2 of Tower Hamlets Children Living in Poverty

Posted on December 11, 2014 at 4:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Nearly half of all children in Tower Hamlets are living in Poverty according to a new report...The highest level in the country. 

London figures are shockingly high:
49% in Tower Hamlets
41% in Hackney and Newham

"Child poverty is the minimum needed to participate in society... We really need to see action now, cut...
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