ASSOCIATE ARTISTS

Introducing our five new ASSOCIATE ARTISTS

A warm welcome to our five new Associate Artists who will make a valuable contribution to the creative life of Ovalhouse, work closely with us to develop audiences, provide critical feedback for other Ovalhouse productions and be a part of a new peer-to-peer support network, as well as mentoring artists from our 33% London project and our Young Associates, and creating their own work during their time with us over the next 2 years.

 

Koko Brown: who will make The Colour Trilogy – three new works about: Race (White), Mental Health (Grey) and Gender (Pink).
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Strongback Productions: who will make a new musical to mark the 0th anniversary of the arrival of the S.S. Windrush.
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Jesse Briton: who will make two plays about black icons: the legendary dancer and activist Josephine Baker and the leader of the Black Panthers Fred Hampton. 
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Yolanda Mercy: a graduate of the Ovalhouse participation programme who will make Quarter Life Crisis as well as develop a production with our young people. 
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Bella Heesom and Donnacadh O’Briain: who will make a piece celebrating female sexuality and a second autobiographical work, about Bella’s mother, following on from the success of My World Has Exploded a Little Bit. 
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