Acting Out – in support of adopted young people
Young People’s Forum Creative Arts Event 2018
To celebrate the creative talents of adopted young people, Family Futures is hosting a special event in our 20th anniversary year for the Young People’s Forum.
Acting Out – in support of adopted young people will showcase an exciting range of creative arts performed by Forum supporters, members and outside professionals who have kindly donated their time.
Join us on Saturday 27 October to watch an inspiring range of performers – a professional dancer (Asmara), a filmmaker (Shabazz), a rapper (Malachi) and more. There will be Q&A sessions with performers and a chance to meet up with other young people at the event.
Venue: The Rosemary Branch Theatre, 2 Shepperton Rd, London N1 3DT
Date: Saturday 27 October
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The performance will last approximately one hour. The bar in The Marie Lloyd room will be open for refreshments, and the Rosemary Branch pub downstairs will be serving food if you fancy staying for lunch after the performance.
Asmara Cammock, a recent graduate of the Northern School of Contemporary Dance and The BRIT School, has begun working with Tavaziva Dance, a company which works to blend Southern African dance with classical Ballet and Contemporary, to create dance work which challenges views on politics, terrorism and empowerment. Having completed a Masters Degree based on her time as a young child in the foster care system, Asmara now hopes to become an advocate for vulnerable young people through the arts.
Asmara has joined Lambeth Borough Children’s Council, and using her personal creative writing to blog, along with her dance experience, she hopes to help give young people back their voice and show them creative ways to educate others about their experiences. Working with Family Futures brings all of these endeavours together.
Shabazz L. Graham
Shabazz is a visionary director and skilled editor with over 20 years experiences in the UK creative industry. He is the Head of Post Production at a leading advertising film production company and produces films and commercials in his own time. Shabazz was raised in care, arriving at his first children’s home at the age of 9 months. At the age of 11 he was fostered by an elderly pensioner and when one of his foster brothers gave him a comic book one day, he fell in love with comic art. He went on to become a passionate collector and also artist, who aspired to one day work for Stan Lee and Marvel Comics. Shabazz will show videos of his work and encourage people to recognise the value of their creative ideas.
Malachi also know as LONDONYG, a raw and fresh artist coming out of London. With his melodic approach to music and his attention to lyrics, he has made a name for himself in the underground scene. With the anticipated release of his debut EP “COLDSUMMERS” he is set to leave a stamp on London music.