Platform Plays: putting young women and their stories centre stage - panel discussion

Tuesday 10 November 2020

Platform Plays: putting young women and their stories centre stage

Livestream panel discussion

Tonic is an independent organisation and charity that works with the performing arts and other cultural organisations to achieve greater equality, diversity and inclusion. Tonic has proven track record of enabling theatre, opera, music and dance companies to deliver lasting, positive results. One of their projects is the Platform Plays, seven scripts commissioned for Youth Theatre for all or mainly female casts, published by Nick Hern Books.

Thursday 26th November 6.30 – 7.30pm, NAYT is teaming up with Tonic Theatre to hold a special panal discussion to celebrate the first five years of the scheme. This event will be streamed free to NAYT's Facebook page, or you can sign-up and join the webinar directly here.

A recording will be hosted on YouTube with subtitles within one week of the event.

Join acclaimed playwrights Georgia Christou and Lizzie Nunnery as they discuss their new plays and the power of theatre to impact the lives of today’s young women.

Speakers:

Georgia Christou - writer of Bright. Young. Things. 

Lucy Kerbel - Director of Tonic Theatre

Lizzie Nunnery - writer of Heavy Weather

Gemma Woffinden - Youth Theatre Director at Leeds Playhouse and NAYT Board Member

Chaired by Titilola Dawudu - writer, producer and editor