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Freelance Task Force chat, part two

Part two of an edited email conversation between Sonny Nwachukwu, Unlimited’s freelance representative on the Freelance Task Force* and a former Unlimited trainee and our senior producer, Jo Verrent. The task force has provided the sector with many resources and prompted all of us to reconsider many structural inequalities. Some of these prompted conversation between Sonny and Jo. […]

SONNY NWACHUKWU: “MY GOAL IS TO BRING PEOPLE WITH ME”

Guest writer Emily Rueggeberg speaks to Sonny Nwachukwu about staying creative from home and how his upcoming piece Junior — a choreopoem based on his experience being black, gay and disabled — has transformed during lockdown, largely for the better. Sonny and I begin with the usual small talk that so often bookends Zoom calls. There are the […]

Breathe…and relax

Unlimited Trainee Sonny Nwachukwu reports from a Relaxed Peformance workshop he attended in March… I attended the relaxed performance workshop in Derby which was facilitated by Theatre Maker Jess Thom. The setting was very fitting to the workshop and Jess Thom created a space of relaxation as well as knowledge. The room was filled with people from all […]

You will have to give a speech

Sonny Nwachukwu is one of Unlimited’s current trainees and, as such, is getting sent to a range of arts, training and development activities across the country. In February, he attended a training day and then the Cultural Shift Conviva at Arc Stockton… And gave his first public presentation. I had the pleasure of attending the ARC Stockton Conviva and their […]

Freelance Task Force chat, part one

Sonny Nwachukwu is Unlimited’s freelance representative on the Freelance Task Force* – and a former Unlimited trainee. He’s been emailing our senior producer, Jo Verrent, with questions and answers to help us be the best we can be – as he says: ‘I know Unlimited are always open to new ideas, it’s why I loved working there.’ […]