The 2010 TEENAGERS Social Development and Upliftment Holiday Project

In association with the ACVV

CODE TEEN recruited 150 Teens from Maitland/Brooklyn and Koeberg areas and over the 4 week school holiday period during the 2010 World Cup kept the teens …

SAFE- INFORMED and INSPIRED as we produced the ultimate “Teens On Stage” BACKSTAGE PASS experience.

The 150 teens were indulged with crucial life skills on self esteem, self belief and self respect- leading up to the ultimate stage show production.Workshops included overcoming life’s hurdles, accepting challenges and ultimately becoming the you that you really can be!

Together with CODE TEEN the 150 teens over the 4 weeks were styled, trained and groomed by SA’s top models, make up artists, stylists, DJ’s, choreographers, Hip Hop dancers.
Finally all the hard work culminating in the “Backstage Pass Teens On Stage” production where the local community experienced the ultimate showcase of talent and reformed ambition as the 150 teens produced -showcased and unveiled a medley of talent, aspirations, determination and dreams …
ULTIMATELY … the destiny we are ALL capable of.

Our SINCERE THANKS from us all at CODE TEEN to the incredible friends - colleagues and partners who made this dream come true :
*ACVV Peninsula Management and The National Lottery for their belief in CODE TEEN,
*Abi & Mike from our Code Teen Team for endless passion and energy with our teens,
*Carl Isaacs Hair & Make Up Institute_ for transforming the performers_
*Martin Myers -Sony BMG and Triple M Music
*Gavin Taylor -Grand West Entertainment
*Yaz and the Amanzi Blue Team
*Just Sets Cape Town
*Ultra Events
*Do Re Me
*Falko “The Grafitti Maestro”
*Kurt and the African Hip Hop Studio
*Dutch Tulip Productions and Gavin Taylor for ensuring each Teen has a DVD of the show and memories to last a lifetime
*Buuren High School
*Maitland High School
*De Grendel High School

The Teenagers chose the wording which was printed onto their T Shirts - it said REMEMBER THIS FACE I AM GONNA MAKE IT BIG
…. and we KNOW THEY WILL!!

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