Generation N*xt

GENERATION N*XT has landed

From Saturday 12 January, on Saturdays and on Monday evenings, Mountview will be handed over to young people aged 6-24 from across Peckham, south London and beyond.

With performance courses across acting, dance, musical theatre, spoken word and film making, Mountview is the place to develop skills, meet new friends and engage your creativity.

The summer term is Saturday 27 April – Monday 8 July (Half term break 1 and 3 June).

At GENERATION N*XT, everyone is welcome: if you are between the ages of 6 and 24 and have a passion to perform, you can join us.

We are in the heart of Peckham, one of the UK’s most exciting and creative places, with incredible studios and other performance facilities.

A range of 10-week courses are available, giving you a whole term to get your teeth into your favourite classes. On Saturdays, there is a huge range of classes in acting, dance and musical theatre for 6-18s, and Monday nights are for 16-24s who are keen to get serious about performance.

We have worked hard to make our courses affordable for everyone, and there are means-tested bursaries available for Southwark residents.

Download the full timetable at the bottom of this page.

How to Apply

Booking for the Summer Term (Sat 27 April – Mon 8 July) will be available online from Monday 25th February

Southwark Young People’s Bursary Scheme

We have worked hard to make our courses affordable for everyone, and there are means-tested bursaries available for Southwark residents.

If you are:

  • aged between 6 and 24,
  • live in the borough of Southwark
  • attend/attended a Southwark school

and require financial assistance to take part in one of our GENERATION N*XT courses you may be eligible for a bursary to help with course fees.

If you consider yourself/your child eligible for a Bursary please download and complete the application form below. At this stage please do not complete the on-line booking process.

Completed application forms should be e-mailed to

You will then be contacted by Mountview to complete the application process.






Unleash your creativity and imagination. Underpin your acting and performance skills through games, text and improvisation.

6-8 years | 10:30 – 12:30
9-11 years | 11:30 – 13:30
12-14 years | 11:30 – 13:30
15-18 years | 11:30 – 13:30

All groups £90 for 10 weeks


A fun and inclusive way to learn the core of all dance training.

6-8 years | 09:00 – 10:00
9-11 years | 10.15 – 11:15

Street Dance

Freestyling, popping, locking and more…

6-10 years | 09:00 – 10:00
11-14 years | 10:15 – 11:15

All courses £45 for 10 weeks

West End Workshop

A chance for 6-10 year olds to sing and dance to some favourite tunes.

6-10 years | 10:30 – 12:30


West End Skills Garage

Triple-threat musical theatre training in acting, singing and dance.

11-14 years | 14:00 – 16:00
15-18 years | 14:00 – 16:00

All courses £120 for 10 weeks


Five focused sessions for 16 to 24 year-olds who are serious about performance.

Acting Collective
16-19 years
| 20-24 years
18:00 – 20:30 | £125 for 10 weeks

In-depth skills training leading to an annual performance, taught by Mountview’s own practitioners.

Beats & Lyrics Collective
16-24 years

18:00 – 20:30 | £125 for 10 weeks

Incorporate spoken word, rap, beatboxing and music-making to build a unique performance mix.

Guerrilla Film Making
16-19 years
| 20-24 years
18:00 – 20:30 | £125 for 10 weeks

From storyboard to framing to edit, this course is full of tips, tricks and techniques to create amazing films without finance and slick equipment.

Street Hip-Hop
16-24 years

18:30 – 20:00 | £75 for 10 weeks

Expressive freestyle dance to hip-hop and house tunes.

Commercial Funk
16-24 years

18:30 – 20:00 | £75 for 10 weeks

Precision choreography incorporating jazz, funk and hip-hop.

Get the full timetable