Revolution

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An evening of soulful drama, music and poetry from some of the most talented performers in London and beyond

Following the sell-out show in January, Revolution returns to the Bush with performances by 3 Birds Michaela Coel, singer Sheila Atim, actress Ann Mitchell, Rio Kai, actor Toby Wharton. Miss Hope Springs, the Bollywood Vibes Dance Crew, Vimala, actress Eve Best, writer and actor Che Walker and AK.
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WAC performing arts and media college was founded in 1978 by Celia Greenwood to provide excellent quality performing arts training to young people from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. WAC runs courses for Youth At Risk of Social Exclusion, a Diploma course in musical theatre focussing on non-western art forms, Wonder WAC for teenagers with Learning Disabilities, and the Weekend Program. Classes cost no more than 2.50, as they did in 1988. So far WAC students have received 2 Oscar Nominations, 2 Mobo Awards, one Mercury Award and the George Devine Award for most promising writer.

WAC alumni include Sophie Okonedo, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Dappy form N-Dubz, Paloma Faith, Ms. Dynamite, Luke Mably, Akala, Julian Joseph, Martina Laird, Danny Sapani, Gorillaz guitar player Jesse Hackett, Arinze Kene, Michaela Coel and Bush Associate Artist Che Walker

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