An Audience with Efe Uwadiae
Actor and writer Efe Uwadiae shares her learning and lessons exclusively to students from UEL School of Arts and Creative Industries
UEL is honoured to partner with Efe Uwadiae as part of its Black History Month season.
The event will be co-hosted by Nesmie Constantine and Louize Williams, final year students on UEL’s BA (Hons) Drama, Applied Theatre and Performance, within our Music, Creative Writing and Performance Dept.
Nezmie and Louize are UEL Equity Champions, a student role which makes a valued contribution to promoting racial equity in the classroom.
About Efe Uwadiae
Efe is a recent First Class LLB Law and Politics graduate from Queen Mary University of London, where she won the Oxford University Press Prize for outstanding academic achievement. Whilst there, she worked as an intern for the university investigating the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Attainment Gap. She was also an Events Officer for the African & Caribbean Society, and first black Vice President of the Queen Mary Theatre Company.
Additionally, Efe has just completed her MA at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts where her dissertation thesis explored the Eurocentrism of British Theatre using a penta-lingual Nigerianised Adaptation of Shakespeare.
Efe also freelances for the Simple Press, writing articles such as “Whose Black History month is it anyway?” and “Can I have some Telly with that Poverty?” During lockdown she helped organise a socially distant protest in Trafalgar Square, that also had sister locations in Bristol, Manchester and participation via Zoom.