Yolanda Mercy, Associate Artist

Yolanda Mercy is a graduate of the Ovalhouse participation programme who will make Quarter Life Crisis as well as develop a production with our young people

Yolanda Mercy is a solo theatre artist, who writes and performs her own work. Her dark comedy shows tend to address issues around identity, age, race and mental health issues. Yolanda’s powerful yet engaging shows seamlessly weave storytelling, poetry, live music and audience participation. Audiences across the country have described her work as “relatable, funny and thought provoking”. In addition to performance work, Yolanda strives to break down the barriers in access to the arts by leading workshops.