B40 Youth Dance Company is a contemporary dance programme providing technical training and performance experiences for aspiring young dancers in South East London. The company is directed by Julian Lewis (Artistic Co-Director of Traceworks Dance), managed by Greenwich Leisure Limited and based at The Plumstead Centre.


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To audition, please email theplumsteadcentre@gll.org for more information. 

Audition sessions are free of charge.


Through an intense process of weekly sessions led by Artistic Director, 

Julian Lewis as well as guest teachers, company members (aged 12-19) will have the opportunity to improve their contemporary dance technique, learn and create exciting choreography and be invited to a variety of performance opportunities across London.

As part of the educational strand of Traceworks Dance, this association aims to connect the company to the contemporary dance community and provide members of the company with mentorship and advice into further dance training as well as additional opportunities to perform.

B40 Youth Dance Company aims to provide opportunities for gifted and talented individuals from a variety of backgrounds.

The company is managed by Greenwich Leisure Limited and weekly company sessions take place on Tuesday evenings during term-time at:


The Plumstead Centre

232 Plumstead High Street



SE18 1JL


Entry to the company is by audition only. For audition information, see above.


  • Eltham Lights Up (2019)

  • The Greenwich Dance Jamboree (2019) as part of Greenwich Dances Moving Eltham

  • Academy Performing Arts (2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019)

  • Millfield Theatre, North London (2018 & 2019) as part of Thrive Youth Dance Festival

  • Greenwich+Docklands International Festival (2018 & 2019)

  • The Hammond Theatre, Hampton (2017, 2018 & 2019) as part of RichDance

  • Plumstead Make Merry Festival (2018)

  • Jacksons Lane, North London (2016 & 2017) as part of Thrive Youth Dance Showcase

  • The Greenwich Centre (2017) for the centre's 2nd birthday celebrations

  • West Kent College, Tonbridge (2017) as part of EVOLVE Dance Platform

  • MOVE IT - Showcase Theatre (2017) representing Performing Arts by BETTER

  • Bob Hope Theatre, Eltham (2016) as part of Academy Performing Arts Showcase

  • Kidbrooke Village & Artillery Square, Royal Arsenal (2016 & 2017) as part of Berkeley Homes & RARE Events

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