CONNECT 

SPRING 2021

 

Uproot Connect is a free 8-week online programme that aims to support Black theatre-makers who are at risk of leaving the industry. Sessions ran at 6:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9th February - 1st April 2021. 

 

Connect offered training in marketing, fundraising and alternative paths such as film and audio drama to 10 early-career artists. It also offered them the opportunity to connect with industry leaders and build their network. The 2021 programme’s mentors  were Abigail Sewell and Tobi Kyeremateng FRSA. Alongside the programme, participants received 1-1 wellbeing coaching from Natasha Brown.

Guests included:

Stella Kanu

Natasha Brown

Nouveau Riche

Debbie Hannan

Koko Brown

Vicky Featherstone

Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor

Natalie Ibu

Shereen Jasmin Phillips

Roy Alexander Weise

Sebastian Thiel

An Arts Council England Representative

Bridge presented sessions with Theresa Ikoko and Abigail Gonda. 

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