Me and My Voice
Eva has been described as a personal and professional carer of children whose work is coloured by her experience as a former child protection lawyer and a mother. Her story telling celebrates the unheard voices of young people and women who are at the heart of her creative practice.
Eva has been creating work since 2015. Her stage plays have been developed and produced at London theatres to include The National, Soho Theatre, Theatre503 and Southwark Playhouse together with Traverse Theatre in Scotland.
Eva is currently under commission at Open Clasp theatre co-creating Cake and Condoms with a women from a grass roots charity in Wolverhampton.
Eva is currently commissioned by two productions companies to develop a TV drama and a short film with a BAFTA Breakthrough Artist. She is also developing her own original projects both for TV and film.
Eva delivers creative writing projects within local communities in London and is a summer course facilitator at the National Youth Theatre of GB. She is a member of the Culture and Diversity Forum supporting Lewisham Borough of Culture 2022.
Eva is represented by Emily Hickman at The Agency (email@example.com )
CAKE AND CONDOMS ( Open Clasp Theatre commission)
PARCHED ( Developed with The Criterion Theatre and University of West London )
TIGER MUM PLAY ( VAULT Festival developed with Soho Theatre, Traverse Theatre and Theatre503 )
I AM ALIVE ( Arcola Theatre and developed for the Routes Collective )
WONDER GIRL ( Developed with Ovalhouse Theatre and Pleasance Theatre )
LOOKED AFTER CHILDREN
( Shortlisted Alfred Fagon Award 2015. Developed with Arcola Theatre, North Wall and London Writers Week )
ONE LAST TIME ( VAULT Festival )
ABSOLUTION ( Southwark Playhouse)
WHITE BREAD AND JAM ( Rose Playhouse )
THE SANCTUARY ( Theatre N16 )
A MOTHER'S COURAGE (in development) inspired by the testimonials of mothers impacted by youth violent crime.
DENIAL original drama series for TV (Spec script and series treatment)
GIRL HUNTERS original drama series for TV ( Treatment )
Eva is working with Renegade Pictures on a single drama film for TV
KINSWOMAN short film ( Developed with B3 Media, B3 Talent Lab and BFI SW Writers Lab )
Eva has been commissioned by Artemisia Films and Bim Ajadi BAFTA Breakthrough Artist to write a short film
STILL I RISE creative writing workshop for women seeking refuge in the UK , part of We Are Lewisham Borough of Culture
OPEN DOORS creative writing workshops to support asylum seeking and refugee women run by Routes Collective
TOP UP course director for creative/drama summer workshops for young people at the National Youth Theatre of GB
AS THERAPY creative writing workshops to support Hackney residents.
Eva's stage play CAKE AND CONDOMS is currently in rehearsals and will be premiered at Open Clasp Theatre on 9th June 2022.
Eva is a RSL (Royal Society of Literature) Literature Matters Awards Winner 2020. Eva will be using the award to develop "A Mother's Courage" a verbatim inspired play which explores youth violence and raising sons of colour through the eyes of mothers.
In May 2022 Eva delivered STILL I RISE workshops to women seeking refuge in the UK as part of We Are Lewisham Borough of Culture
In September 2021 Eva delivered creative writing workshops to Hackney residents as part of the AS THERAPY covid recovery project https://eventbrite.co.uk/e/157882010343
"There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need for silence, no room for fear. We speak, we write, we do language. That is how civilizations heal"