Annie Clarke is a yoga teacher and Founder of The Practice, an online yoga studio that brings the experience of yoga to students around the world. As well as teaching regular classes in London, Annie brings individuals together on retreats and through experiences across the globe. Knowing how much it does for her own wellbeing is what brings Annie back to the mat and something she hopes to give her students that they can then take off the mat and into their day.
Since its inception in 2009, the Ndlovu Youth Choir has become one of the world’s most treasured groups. Their unique musical arrangements, powerhouse vocals, irresistibly combined with mesmerizing choreography and infectious energy have inspired millions across the globe.
An eleven-year journey has seen an after-school program for orphaned and vulnerable children, started by the NDLOVU CARE GROUP, transformed into an international recording and touring career. Through the choir, choristers gain a global perspective that offers an early pathway to artistic and professional achievement. The choir uses their talents to share their inspirational story with the world through song and dance. The choir’s repertoire is an exciting mix of traditional South African genres with pop, rock, jazz and EDM aimed at creating a fresh original sound.
The Ndlovu Youth Choir’s incredible run on America’s Got Talent (Season 14) made them the first choir in the history of either America’s Got Talent or Britain’s Got Talent to reach the final. Since AGT, the choir has undertaken two European tours, and sold out every public performance and performed on numerous local and international television and radio shows.
As the Ndlovu Youth Choir’s meteoric rise continues, they strive to push the creative boundaries of song and dance to reach and touch audiences of all ages across the globe. Their high energy performances have not only thrilled audiences around the world, but have shared a message of hope, love and togetherness.
British singer songwriter Emeli Sandé MBE’s debut album Our Version of Events sold over 5.4 million copies to date. It was the biggest selling album in the UK of 2012 and 2013 and is certified platinum seven times in UK and Ireland. Emeli followed with critically acclaimed Long Live The Angels in 2016, Kingdom Coming EP in 2017 and Real Life in 2019. With 19 million singles sold including 3 x UK No.1 singles, 6 million albums and four BRIT awards (including Best Female twice), Emeli received an MBE for Services to Music in 2018 and in July 2019, she became the University of Sunderland’s Chancellor. Emeli Sandé is an internationally acclaimed artist and highly sought-after writer with strong values. She uses her profile with moral purpose to support important campaigns. Her powerful stance on social justice is evident through her song-writing and is the driving force in her career.
Women Fully Clothed, the all-female sketch comedy troupe includes legendary comic actors Jayne Eastwood, Robin Duke, Kathryn Greenwood, and Teresa Pavlinek. Together since 2004, Women Fully Clothed write sketch comedy shows based on their own experiences as women in today’s world.
With a 24-year age range, theatre audiences readily relate with Women Fully Clothed and their precise observations of the pressures of relationships, work life and play.