Black Theatre Live

Mara Menzies

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82 Craighall Road,

Telephone: 0782 890 0502
Contact: Mara Menzies
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Mara Menzies is storyteller and storymaker.

I am also founder of Afrika presents, a company that celebrates the diversity of African cultures.

Mara Menzies is an internationally touring storyteller and storymaker based in Edinburgh. She is gifted in crafting bespoke stories for unique occasions and working with a wide variety of audiences, inspiring and creating the chance to dream.

Mara Menzies is one of Scotland’s best loved performance storytellers with a powerful, dynamic and physical style that captures the imagination of any audience. She has performed and led workshops around the world including Kenya, Singapore, Jamaica, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates, the USA and across the UK.Storytelling is the root of what makes us who we are. Stories move us, inspire us, teach us and help us see our place in the world. 

She is passionate about sharing stories and lived experiences from her dual Scottish and Kenyan heritage, sculpting inspired storytelling performances for the stage  and creating bespoke stories for unique events.

Collaborating with the finest artists, dancers, musicians and digital wonderkids to create powerful, energetic, deeply moving storytelling works of art.


The Illusion of Truth

The Illusion of Truth

3 August 2017

Mara Menzies