All events


  • Wednesdays 4.30 - 6.00pm, Term: 17 September - Friday 12 December 2014, 7 January - 18 March 2015 and 15 April - 15 July 2015.

Please note: this event will not take place during half term holiday weeks of: 27 October, 16 Feb and 25 May.

Pick&Mix is a drama and multi-arts project for children in South London aged 8 – 12 years who are facing challenges in their life and would benefit from a creative environment to boost their confidence and self-esteem.

13-18 Drama TAY (Truth About Youth)

  • Tuesdays 5.20-7.20pm, 23 September - 9 December 2014, 6 January - 27 March 2015, 14 April - 14 July 2015

Please note: this event will not take place during half term holiday weeks of: 27 October, 16 Feb and 25 May.

Serious about drama? Want to go to the next level? In these sessions you’ll learn new skills in stagecraft, read scripts, write plays and sharpen the skills that you already have.

Drama Company

  • Wednesdays 5.20-7.20pm, runs in half term

Young Associates

  • Thursdays 5.20-7.20, runs in half term

If the Lights Are Too Bright by Alex Rand

  • Wed 11 Mar – Sat 14 Mar, 7:00pm

Ovalhouse is delighted to present two new 33% London commissions for 2015 created by emerging young artists.

Death For Beginners: A residency for Live Artists with Stacy Makishi

  • 14 &15, 21 & 22, 28 & 29 March 11am-5pm at Ovalhouse.

Death For Beginners joyously examines “death” in a series of weekend workshops and culminates in a funeral/resurrection service on Easter Sunday April 5 at 7pm New Unity Church. 

Who Decides? by Ovalhouse 13-18 Drama Group

  • Fri 20 Mar – Sat 21 Mar, 7:00pm

On 20 March, the play will be followed by a panel discussion

Who Decides? is a thought-provoking and exciting new play created and performed by the Ovalhouse 13-18 Drama group. 

Truth about Youth LIVE NIGHT!

  • Sat 21 Mar, 8:30pm

Truth about Youth LIVE NIGHT! returns Saturday 21 March! Experience an evening of original beats, words, rhymes and rhythm, showcasing new talent with a political twist. 

  • Wheelchair Access

Our Carnal Hearts by Rachel Mars

  • Wed 25 Mar – Sat 28 Mar, 7:45pm

An Ovalhouse FiRST BiTES work-in-development.

Born from the suspect parentage of an ideological rally, a drunken sing-song and a horrible but seductive dream, this work in development continues Rachel’s interrogation of envy, success and song following the pop-up choir Sing it! Spirit of Envy! in 2014.

Catalina by Untold Theatre

  • Wed 1 Apr – Sat 4 Apr, 7:45pm

An Ovalhouse FiRST BiTES work-in-development.

Interactive, ensemble theatre exploring the relationship between Katherine of Aragon and her Moorish servant Catalina. Foreign lands, marriages, divorce…  
Forbidden faiths simmer amidst riots and religious doctrines in sixteenth-century Europe.

How To Be a Man by Jon Coleman

  • Wed 8 Apr – Sat 11 Apr, 7:00pm

An Ovalhouse FiRST BiTES work-in-development.

One performer attempts to navigate the tricky landscape of masculinity and what makes a man a man. There are man-hugs, costume changes and a little bit of sword play.

Big Smother by HighRise Theatre

  • Wed 8 Apr – Fri 10 Apr, 7:30pm

A new Ovalhouse commission, presented in-development.

What happens when reality TV is not a choice but a government requirement, like jury service?
How will you react to an immersive game of judgement in the public eye?