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 from early 2020

Through an intense process of weekly sessions led by Artistic Director, Julian Lewis as well as guest teachers, company members (aged 13-19) 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.


  • (2019) as part of Greenwich Dances Moving Eltham
  • (2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019)
  • (2018 & 2019) as part of Thrive Youth Dance Festival
  • (2018 & 2019)
  • (2017, 2018 & 2019) as part of RichDance Festival (2018)
  • (2016 & 2017) as part of Thrive Youth Dance Showcase
  • (2017) for the centre's 2nd birthday celebrations
  • (2017) as part of EVOLVE Dance Platform
  • (2017) representing Performing Arts by BETTER
  • (2016) as part of Academy Performing Arts Showcase
  • (2016 & 2017) as part of Berkeley Homes & RARE Events

If you are interested in joining the company please email theplumsteadcentre@gll.org for more detailed information