Introducing myself to the children’s sector…

Recently, I was asked to introduce myself to the children’s art sector through a network called Assitej UK. Here’s what I had to say… ‘My fondest memories of ‘art’ are of dancing in the kitchen to a mix of reggae, funk and R&B with my family on a Sunday afternoon. This early love of dancingContinue reading “Introducing myself to the children’s sector…”

Living my best life; outside the ‘Comfort Zone’.

Recently I’ve stepped out of my comfort zone. I’ve gone from working with a very diverse group of colleagues in an environment synonymous with diversity (because it just was); to a world that looks and acts very differently.  I knew this going in. My role is attempting to change this very landscape and I’m excitedContinue reading “Living my best life; outside the ‘Comfort Zone’.”

Why representation on screen and stage really matters.

The other day I was at a festival attending a Q&A session for a theatre performance that had been presented by a South African company by black female actors. I sat and listened to the questions being asked by a group of predominantly white women, and in doing so was reminded just how important betterContinue reading “Why representation on screen and stage really matters.”