Private: Map of Me – Black History Month Events
Sat 17 OctTimes:
13:45, 16.15pm & 17.45pm,Age Range:
Not recommended for under 13s
There will be a series of FREE events for young people to accompany the two Saturday performances of Map of Me on 17 October, exploring some of the issues relating to being an unaccompanied minor arriving in the UK.
Part of the Tower Hamlets Black History Month celebrations, the events will explore issues around young refugees, working with Tower Hamlets New Residents and Refugee Forum, Counterpoints Arts, playwright and director Filiz Ozcan and spoken word artist Concise One. There will also be an extract from acclaimed film Leave to Remain.
Map of Me – Black History Month Events
All workshop and discussion events are free. All tickets to Map of Me cost £6.
Scriptwriting Workshop: 1.45pm – 2.45pm
This rapid-write workshop, led by playwright and director Filiz Ozcan, will take participants through a series of quick-fire writing exercises to create character relationships and imaginative theatrical worlds. Using the play as a starting point, this is a perfect opportunity to enhance students’ understanding of the craft of playwriting.
Performance of Map of Me: 3pm – 3.50pm (book tickets)
Panel Discussion: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Unaccompanied minors arriving in the UK: exploring the facts, overturning stereotypes and understanding work with young refugees. To include an extract from the film Leave to Remain. Panel to include theatre professionals and experts on the situation of unaccompanied minors.
Spoken Word Workshop: 5.45pm – 6.45pm
A workshop with spoken word artist Concise One, offering young people the opportunity to learn how to tell their own stories through the medium of spoken word.
Performance of Map of Me: 7pm – 7.50pm (book tickets)
To register for either of the free workshops or panel discussion, please email email@example.com.
find out more about map of me
READ OUR INTERVIEW WITH ROSEMARY HARRIS
Watch our video interview with Rosemary Harris and Azfa Awad
Map of Me
runs at Half Moon Theatre from Mon 12 – Sat 17 October.
Supported by Tower Hamlets Council.