Creative Conversations: Apphia Campbell (Online Tickets)

Monday 22 November 2021

Online Tickets for Apphia Campbell: Creative Conversations


Apphia Campbell is originally from United States, and graduated from Florida International University with a BFA in theatre performance.

In 2013 she wrote her critically acclaimed piece, ‘Black Is The Color Of My Voice’ and opened in Shanghai to rave reviews before performing at the Edinburgh selling out in prestigious houses such as St. James Theatre, Wilton’s Music Hall, and Oxford Playhouse. Festival Fringe in 2014 where it sold out and has been touring the UK.

In 2017, her new show with Meredith Yarbrough, ‘Woke’, was presented as part of the Made In Scotland Showcase, won a Scotsman Fringe First, a Highly Commended award from Amnesty International, and was shortlisted for The Filipa Bragança Award and Scottish Art Club Theatre Award.

In 2018, she continued to tour Woke and was featured in the guardians 50 shows to see at the fringe and Vogue’s 5 shows not to miss in 2018 fringe. In 2018, she also became a member of the BBC writersroom .

In 2019, she made her west end debut with Black Is The Color Of My Voice which had rave reviews and a sold-out run. She also had a London premiere of Woke at the Battersea Arts Centre.

In 2019, she appeared in BBC The Novels that shaped the world for the Handmaids Tale segment. In 2019, she received her first commission from the BBC for a children’s story, called Zachary The Zebroid which aired in February 2020. She also wrote for Birdie’s Dilemma for Scenes for Survival which premeired on BBC in collaboration with NTS Scotland.

Recent Credits: The Last Bordello (David Leddy, Director) Woke (Caitlin Skinner, Director), Black Is The Color Of My Voice (Arran Hawkins, Director), The Color Purple (James Harkness, Director), Soul Sessions ( Cabaret).

Note: this eventbrite is for online tickets. You will be sent the zoom link prior to the event and you can also find it in the online event page.

Creative Conversations is funded by the Ferguson Bequest. Professor Thomas Ferguson (1900-1977), Henry Mechan Chair of Public Health (1944-64), bequeathed his estate to the University, with the instruction that the money should be used to foster the social side of University life.

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