GENERATION N*XT is Mountview’s youth training programme, welcoming young people from across Peckham, south London and beyond. This is your chance to develop skills, meet new friends and engage your creativity.

This summer, join GENERATION N*XT and become part of the next generation of performance talent!

Do you want to be an Actor?
Do you want to improve and learn?
Do you want to spend the week with like-minded people?
If YES – this is the course for you!

Join us for an intensive week-long Acting Workshop designed to develop your acting and performance skills while unleashing your creativity and imagination.

Taught by Mountview staff and professionals in the Mountview building, you will work with a course director to devise an informal show/presentation for your friends and family at the end of the week.


1 – 5 August 2022

10am – 4pm everyday


Bursaries are available for Southwark residents – click here for details

BOOK NOW for 11 – 13 years

1 – 5 August 2022

10am – 4pm everyday


Bursaries are available for Southwark residents – click here for details

BOOK NOW for 14 – 16 years


Do I have to be a Southwark resident to take part?

No, anyone is welcome to attend. However, only Southwark residents will be able to apply for our bursary scheme.

Who will I be working with?

The sessions will be led by the GENERATION N*XT team, who are all working professionals and are passionate about passing knowledge on to the current and next generation of actors.

Do I have to audition to join the courses?

No. GENERATION N*XT is open to everyone! Courses are designed to accommodate introductory work for people with little experience, to push people with an intermediate experience and allow the more experienced to brush up on skills.


Will I need any special equipment?

Just comfortable clothing that you can move in.

How to apply

When booking online:

  • Select the course/courses you would like to apply for from the BOOK A PLACE page below
  • If you are a parent/guardian please ensure you select ‘booking on behalf of someone else’ to create a booking profile for the person taking part
  • When booking for more than one child you will need to complete a separate booking for each child
  • You will be requested to pay course fees at the end of the booking process
  • Once we have received your application you will be contacted by Mountview to confirm and complete the enrolment process

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 complete the online application form in APPLY FOR A BURSARY below. At this stage please do not complete the online booking process. You will then be contacted by Mountview to complete the application process.

We look forward to meeting you soon.

Generation N*xt is generously supported by The Portal Trust, Charterhouse in Southwark, Three Monkies Trust, Newcomen Collett Foundation and TK Maxx & Homesense Foundation.