At the just concluded ‘The Sunday Times National Student Drama Festival’ Modupe ‘MD’ Salu, a graduate of Buckinghamshire New University performed ‘I Can’t Breathe’ a new play she wrote, produced, directed and performed. She was the only Solo performance at this year’s festival.
The 15 minutes show which was critically acclaimed won her Two prestigious awards; The BUZZ GOODBODY STUDENT DIRECTOR AWARD and SPOTLIGHT MOST PROMISING ACTRESS AWARD. She was narrowly beaten to second place (by a single vote) in the best show award tagged ‘THE FEST-GOERS AWARD’ (which was voted for by the audience). The award went to ‘The Addams Family’ a musical by Durham University Light Opera Group.
MD’s ‘I Can’t Breathe’ show received overwhelming favourable responses and comments from attendees judging by the tweets below.
The 5-day festival reached its climax on Friday night (25th March) with a performance of MD’s ‘I Can’t Breathe’ show. MD is currently a student at UK’s Double Award Winning Part-Time Drama School and leading West End & LA based Talent Agency IDΞNTITY AGΞNCY GROUP (IAG) which produced Hollywood’s latest sensation John Boyega.
Mary Ann “Buzz” Goodbody (25 June 1946 – 12 April 1975) was an English theatre director. Associated with the Royal Shakespeare Company for almost all of her short career, Goodbody is remembered for her sometimes politically charged experimental work, for establishing the RSC’s first studio theatre in Stratford, The Other Place, and as the RSC’s first female director.