Artists & programme
Sun 1 Oct, 5.30pm
Page, Stage, Script at Studio 3 Arts
Jordan Aaron, born and raised in Hackney, North London has developed a core understanding of the performing arts having covered skills within Acting, Dancing and Poetry. Jordan aims to shape himself into a versatile and mature actor performing on stage and on screen. He’s started his very own film company, Effect Films, where he’s taken an interest in directing for screen and explains film to be ‘a visual perspective where we can connect to characters we share some similarities with, constantly answering the question, What if?’. Being a current student at East 15 Drama school, Jordan is enhancing his knowledge and creativity and aims to inspire and motivate other artists, leaving his mark within the performing arts industry.
Razak Osman is a artist from East London, He trained as an actor at ArtsEd. TV credits: You, me and The Apocalypse (NBC for Sky 1), So Long Marianne. Theatre credits: Sylvia (The Old Vic), Samskara (The Yard Theatre), Maggie and Ted (The Garrick Theatre), Merchant of Venice (Studio 3 Arts), Katya Kabanova (Royal Opera House), La Damnation De Faust (Glyndebourne), No Strings Attached (Kings Head Theatre) and many other productions.
He also trained for many years as a dancer at various studios across London in the street dance styles, hip hop, popping and house. He’s been featured in various music videos, taught at Pineapple Studios and performed with Olivier Award-winning dance company BoyBlue Ents at Sadlers Wells and The Barbican.
Eleanor Kane is an award-nominated actor, singer-songwriter and horticulturalist. Theatre credits include A Monster Calls (Old Vic, Kennedy Centre Washington DC), Hex (National Theatre), Duchess of Malfi (Royal Lyceum, Citizens Theatre) and High Fidelity (Turbine Creative).
Live music venues include: The Ned, Tramps, Glasgow Barrowlands, Glasgow King Tuts and Kelvingrove Summer Nights. Her EP, The St Vincent Street Sessions, was show-cased by BBC Radio Scotland and she has performed at The Scottish Parliament.
Eleanor’s work blends gospel and RnB melodies with intelligent song-writing influenced by the greats of folk, funk and indie. Eleanor began performing as a teenage busker on the streets of Glasgow, her home town. She learned to sight read with Scotland’s leading youth choirs, including Voice Factory and RSNO Junior Chorus, and at age 15 appeared in Scottish Opera’s Werther. She trained in classical ballet from the age of 5 to 18.
During the Covid-19 lockdown, Eleanor qualified in horticulture and worked with children to create a garden out of wasteland in their shared Glasgow tenement. She believes passionately in the power of plants, as well as music, to bring people together.
Dionne Reid, a self-proclaimed ‘Heartist,’ paints her journey with a brush dipped in wonder and ignited by boundless passion. She’s not just a music artist; she’s a trailblazer in the creative realm. With over a decade of experience in the music and creative arts industries, Dionne has forged an extraordinary path. Her journey is a symphony of talents, uplifting voices often unheard by nurturing self-love, self-confidence, and the importance of community and connection.
At the crossroads of mindfulness and playful expression, Dionne’s philosophy thrives. It’s embodied in her unparalleled arts and entertainment venture, ‘Kid in You,’ a vibrant canvas that redefines adulthood. Here, play isn’t just a pastime; it’s a catalyst for wellness and healing, a mission Dionne holds dear. But that’s not all. Dionne’s music is a refreshing fusion of contemporary soul and reggae. Her songs are a dance between honest lyrics and soul-stirring melodies, a musical experience that resonates deep within. When she takes the stage, her laid-back vocals and soulful energy create a live show that’s not to be missed. Dionne Reid is not just an artist; she’s a storyteller, a curator of experiences, and an advocate for playfulness in life. Her journey is a testament to the power of art, community, and the enduring magic of play