Anne-Marie Woods Play Reading in Nova Scotia
“Hello this is Anne-Marie Woods aka Amani
I am so excited to return to Nova Scotia, the place where my career as an artist and writer started to share an excerpt from my new play Scotian Journey on Friday May 10, 7pm at the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia sponsored by Playwrights Guild of Canada and Canada Council for the Arts . This event is FREE and I encourage Tweens, Teens, Parents and Community Members to come out and support.
Please join me there will be a Q and A after the reading and I will also be sharing tips on my career as an artist.
Anne-Marie Woods/ Amani
Anne-Marie Woods aka Amani is an award winning multi-disciplinary artist. An arts educator, producer, playwright, director and creative consultant, she’s excited to return to Nova Scotia to read an excerpt from her ne play Scotian Journey that was produced at Black Theatre Workshop and had a World Premiere in February 2019. With roots in London, England and Trinidad and spending her formative years in Nova Scotia, her life and career has always challenged boundaries and blended multiple genres or styles. In 2001, she held the honour of being the first African Canadian to have a featured play Waiting to Explode at the National Black Theatre Festival in North Carolina. Voted as one of 100 Black Women in Canada to Watch and the 2013 winner of a BBPA Harry Jerome Award for Excellence in Entertainment, she has performed and presented in the UK, Trinidad, and the World-Famous Nuyorican Café in New York City. In 2016, her Theatrical Rhapsody She Said/He Said was the first one of her plays to be produced by Black Theatre Workshop where it had a very successful World Premiere at the MAI. Her other new play, The Three Friends that focuses on African Canadian History and race relations was part of the Education Series at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing arts. Her future endeavours include finishing her new play Why Black Women Whisper and completing her first poetry manuscript and a motivational book for young women. www.imaniartsbiz.com or follow her on IG: @Amanisvibe“
WHEN: Friday, May 10, 2019 at 7 PM – 9 PM
WHERE: Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia, 10 Cherry Brook Rd, Dartmouth
HOW MUCH: Free