The workshop covers:
– Ways into solo performance
– How to include ancestry in a fictional or non-fictional story
– Challenging obstacles which may arise when creating a solo piece
Yolanda Mercy is an actor and playwright from London who trained at the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, and the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
She was named Artist to Watch 2017 by the British Council, and is part of the BBC Writersroom. Her work has been featured in The Huffington Post.
Comedy, spoken word, music and audience participation are the key ingredients to her unforgettable shows, and her latest piece, Quarter Life Crisis, explores what it means to be an adult, comparing her existence of growing up with that of her peers and her ancestors, who are from Nigeria.
For ages 16+.