The year so far…
Actors for Human Rights continues to grow and reach audiences all over the country. So far in 2016 we’ve been to Manchester, Warwick, Brighton, Derbyshire, Hertfordshire and various London locations.
July and August is festival season! We will be: premiering a new Scottish version of Asylum Monologues at the Beyond Borders Festival at the Edinburgh Festival and Traquair House; running a workshop at the annual Greenbelt Festival in Kettering; and performing at Good Chance’s Encampment at Southbank Centre in August.
We will be running a weekend training workshop in June for our London-based Actors for Human Rights Residents, thanks to the generosity of the Greenbelt Trust and the Lipman-Miliband Trust, with a similar event in a regional hub later in the year.
Actors – make sure you’re signed up to our online social network to find out about casting for any upcoming Actors for Human Rights gigs.
We are also in the early stages of a collaboration with Freedom from Torture’s Write to Life group and composer/singer Ana Silvera, which will culminate in a performance at the Roundhouse on September 2.
Go and see
After Independence – Arcola Theatre 4-28 May. Inspired by real events in Zimbabwe, BBC Scriptroom winner May Sumbwanyambe‘s debut play is an unflinching examination of land ownership, dispossession and justice in a postcolonial world. Produced by Papatango.
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June 2nd, 9th & 16th
A series of script readings accompanied by wine and a meal at the lovely E5 Bakehouse in Hackney. Details will be posted here
My Skype Family – Hosted by the Croydon Amnesty Group.
Croydon Youth Theatre Organisation, The Shoestring Theatre, Oakley Road, SE25 4XG. Starts at 8pm. More information [email protected]
June 24th – 12 – 2pm
Asylum Monologues – Lunchtime performance at Oldham Library for Refugee Week. For more details click here
June 20th – 6pm
Asylum Monologues – Part of a conference at UCL for Refugee Week. Details will be posted here
Our Room to Heal ensemble will be presenting some of the work we have been doing together over the last year at the British Museum. Details here
July 7th – 6 – 8pm
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