NewGens is the youth associate company of HighRise; A creative space for young multidisciplinary artists 16-25 to create, perform& get pathways into jobs and further education in the arts with multiple work placements, apprentice opportunities and support with audition technique.
Most recently NewGens starred in a 3 week, sold out run of Hip-Hop musical The Concrete Jungle Book at The Pleasance. The company received rave reviews and offered NewGens their first professional opportunity to perform on a London Stage.
The current cohort of NewGens are: Jack Boal, Lauryn Daley, Joseph Lindsay, Lesley Rietta Cobbina, Michael Mbozo, Nicky Rose Roshini, Che Campbell & Che Gordon.
NewGens alumni includes:
Melanie Joyce Ashurst currently studying at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
Melodie Karczewski currently studying at Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.
Evie Ward-Drummond currently studying at Guildhall School.
Westerfield Oreoluwa Ibikunle Shoderu currently studying at Guildhall School.
NewGens will be auditioning for our new cohort in Summer 2024. Watch this space for more details, or email Libby@highrisetheatre.co.uk for further info