PP’s Freelance Task Force Representative: Keiren Hamilton-Amos

We are delighted that Keiren will be joining PP as part of the #FreelanceTaskForce.

Keiren is a Birmingham Native, born and raised in Newtown. He is an Actor/Movement Director and one piece of the International acclaimed Strictly Arts theatre company.  He is Former Artistic Lead of Lightpost Theatre company, a company dedicated to Young black men and Mental health. A writer, a director, Facilitator and all-round creative.

About the Freelance Task Force:

As of Friday 22 May 2020, Paines Plough is working with more than 100 arts organisations and venues to create a Freelance Task Force. If you missed it, you can read the Open Letter to Theatre and Performance Makers here.

As signatories of this letter, Paines Plough committed to engaging a freelancer for one day a week throughout June, July and August  (13 weeks) to be part of the Freelance Task Force.

Aims of the Task Force

The aim of the task force is to strengthen the influence of the self-employed theatre and performance community. It will create ongoing points of connection between freelancers, organisations, funders and government and amplify the voice of the self-employed in the conversations to come about how we manage the response to and recovery from the Covid 19 crisis in the performing arts sector.

Welcome Keiren!

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