Vishni Velada-Billson was Education Officer at Half Moon Theatre on White Horse Road in the late 1990s and became Associate Director in the early 2000s. She talks about Can You Keep A Secret?, a Youth Theatre production which was part of the National Theatre’s BT Connections project in the late 1990s. The production was chosen to be performed on the Cottesloe stage.
Here Vishni talks about the Rainbow Bridge project, part of ‘Celebrate Diversity’, an initiative which came out of the Macpherson Report into the Stephen Lawrence murder.
Vishni discusses the open access policy of the Youth Theatres at the theatre and the diversity of the groups.
Being the associate director in the early 2000s, Vishni talks about directing Cutter, a play for teenagers about a female boxer, which explored self-harm.