Cover illustrations © EmKayHaytch

 

Creative Team

 

WRITERS

Titilola Dawudu

Femi Keeling

Rabiah Hussain

Guleraana Mir

 

DIRECTORS

Jessica Kalissa (4th Feb)

Jubeda Khatun (6th Feb)

Garen Abel Unokan (7th Feb)

Tanuja Amarasuriya (8th Feb afternoon show)

Balisha Karra (8th Feb)

 

HOSTS

Koko Brown - performer and artist (4th) 

Amerah Selah - Birmingham based spoken word artist and activist (5th)

Bukola Garry - D&I Manager at Havas Media (6th)

Tobi Kyeremateng - producer (7th)

Zeddie Lawal - Brum 30 Under 30, activist and cofounder of TedxBrumYouth (8th matinee)

Roshni Goyate - co-founder of The Other Box (8th evening)

 

Titilola Dawudu and BlackFest in association with Theatre503 and Tamasha present

 

Hear Me Now: LoveSexIdentityAmbition

4 February - 8 February 2020

 

LoveSexIdentityAmbition is a weeklong festival of monologues taken from the book Hear Me Now: Audition Monologues for Actors of Colour, co-created and edited by Titilola Dawudu and Tamasha, and published by Oberon.

Each night the audience is invited to participate in discussions by a dynamic, high-energy host around what stories for women of colour are being told in the theatre, and how many more stories there’s still left to tell.

Writers in the festival include Femi Keeling (2017 BBC Writers’ Room alumna and member of the Orange Tree Writers Collective), Rabiah Hussain (whose 4-star debut play Spun is being adapted as a TV series for Wall to Wall) and Guleraana Mir (Offie nominated playwright and one half of The Thelmas).

 

 

About Titilola Dawudu 

Titilola Dawudu is a writer, producer and editor.

She is a trustee for Theatre Centre and is an Associate Writer for Beyond Face, Plymouth. She was the Learning and Participation Manager at Ovalhouse and is currently Programme Manager for Young People and Youthfulness for Coventry City of Culture. Her work has been performed at Theatre Royal Plymouth, Theatre Royal Arojah, Nigeria, Soho, the Bush, and the Arcola, with a recent commission with Theatre Peckham. Titilola is part of the Black Women in Theatre team behind the iconic #WeAreVisible photoshoot of over 250 black womxn at the Globe Theatre in July.

She co-created and edited Hear Me Now Audition Monologues for Actors of Colour with Tamasha, published by Oberon Books with Volume Two in development.

Venue

Theatre 503, 503 Battersea Park Road, LONDON, SW11 3BW

 

Dates & Times

Tuesday 4 February 2020 - 19:30

Wednesday 5 February 2020 - 19:30

Thursday 6 February 2020 - 19:30

Friday 7 February 2020 - 19:30

Saturday 8 February 2020 - 15:00

Saturday 8 February 2020 - 19:30

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