Discover Your Potential

To give at least 120 disadvantaged young people the opportunities to discover their potential in the performing arts, such as, dance, drama, music and song through cost-free, weekly professional classes. They will then be encouraged to produce their own grand performance to showcase their talents.

history Campaign has now closed

It ran from 10:00 AM, 6 December 2010 to 10:00 AM, 4 January 2011

Registered Charity in England and Wales (1129447)

Check mark Match funded

Campaign target





  • Arts/Culture/HeritageArts/Culture/Heritage




The performing arts are known to enhance the personal, social and emotional development of young people. However, living in the poverty stricken borough of Hackney, these young people have very few opportunities to develop their potential in the performing arts. They are unable to access mainstream provision due to cultural and religious requirements. This greatly effects their personal, social and emotional development resulting in too many young people lacking self-esteem and skills.


Project Discover Your Potential has been created to provide these young people with cost-free weekly skills training in the performing arts so that they can discover and develop their potential. By participating in this project their self-esteem, organisational capacities and teams skills will be enhanced in a culturally appropriate environment that meets each of their specific needs. This will in turn improve their future employment possibilities and contribution to their communities.