Movement 89 Productions
Movement 89 Productions - Yolanda Mercy trained at the renowned Brit School, Laban and Central School of Speech and Drama. She has previously been resident at the Almeida Theatre and Oval House Theatre.
Yolanda works within the medium of performance and playwriting. She has performed and shown work at venues such as: Battersea arts centre, The Globe theatre, Almeida theatre and Highline ballroom (NYC). In addition to her performance work, Yolanda was selected to be on prestigious writers programs at: The Lyric Hammersmith (Led by Duncan Macmillan), Soho theatre and most recently Tamasha (led by Fin Kennedy).
At present Yolanda’s solo live literature, dark comedy show “On The Edge of Me”, (which is about graduate unemployment and mental health issues); has been programmed and invited to The Rose theatre (International Youth Arts Festival), HIFA (Zimbabwe), The Rich Mix and Ardingly ArtsFest. As a result of the show, Yolanda has been asked to speak at events/conferences such as The Minorites in Clinical Psychology conference and the Foundling Musuem.
Yolanda Mercy, has collaborated with Jade Lewis to stage “On The Edge of Me”