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Fri, 05 Apr



MENA/SWANA Celebration

In collaboration with the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, a two day celebration of the work of MENA/SWANA alumni and students from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (Central), including an evening of performance and Q&As, followed by workshops and installations.

MENA/SWANA Celebration
MENA/SWANA Celebration

Time & Location

05 Apr 2024, 19:00 – 06 Apr 2024, 16:00

London, Eton Ave, Belsize Park, London NW3 3HY, UK

About the event

Booking Tickets are free, all events will take place at Central’s Swiss Cottage campus. Click on the links below to book for each event on Eventbrite. Events 

5 April

MENA/SWANA Celebration Performance Series 7.00 - 9.00pm, Embassy Theatre

An evening showcasing the work of MENA/SWANA alumni and students from Central featuring short works, poetry, music and excerpts of plays celebrating their work as creative professionals. Following the performances will be a Q&A with all artists involved including workshop leaders giving the audience a chance to get to know these incredible artists featured in this two day celebration.

Featuring performers: Youness Bouzinab, Fatima Serghini, Mai Weisz, Alia Lahlou, Mohab Kaddah, Laila Alj and Lanna Joffrey. With a Q&A including the performers and Sepy Baghaei, Farokh Soltani, Adi Gortler and Amirah Samer.

6 April

Movement Workshop with Adi Gortler 11.00am-1.00pm (Studio D, North Block)

Presentation and Talkback with Mohab Kaddah 11.00am - 1.00pm (New Studio)

Sound Installation by Farokh Soltani 12.00pm - 4.00pm, with Artist Talk at 1.00pm (Recording Studio)

Short Film Installation by Amirah Samer 12.00pm - 4.00p, with Artist Talk at 1.30pm (Location to be confirmed)

Intro to Spoken Word with Lanna Joffrey 1.00pm to 4pm (Studio C)

How to Build a Career as a Theatre Director with Sepy Baghaei 2.00pm - 4.00pm (Studio D, North Block)

“TILKA” Documentary Screening by Lama Amine 2.00 - 3.30pm, with Q&A post-screening with creative team member, Naqiya Ebrahim and virtually with Lama Amine (New Studio)

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