Creative Youth’s Young Creatives are a panel of emerging creatives from 16 – 26 years old. The group assist in driving forward new artistic ideas and plans for the charity and for International Youth Arts Festival. They come from all art forms and backgrounds, and the panel is open to everyone, at any stage of their career.
Young Creatives are facilitated and supported by professionals in the sector and there are substantial learning opportunities to be involved in other aspects of Creative Youth’s work.
Meet the team
Andy Hudeková is 23 and a South West based actor, voice actor and illustrator, originally from Slovakia. Andy has a background in animation and art history and has just graduated from a BA (Hons) Acting course at Falmouth University. Andy is passionate about inclusivity, diversity and body positivity.
Boudicca is a Sussex-based activist, rapper and singer-songwriter who found her voice, following a childhood marked by crisis through the vibrant Hip Hop scene in her hometown Brighton. Known for her incendiary megaphone raps at demonstrations Boudicca released her debut EP The Princess & The P in 2018. Her powerful live performances (vocal and megaphone based) secured her international attention and shows with Kate Tempest, at the Edinburgh Fringe (with Poets & M.C.’s), Democracy Alive (The Netherlands), Youth Strike 4 Climate and Extinction Rebellion.
Emily Susanne Lloyd
Emily is your Yorkshire lass so if ever want a good brew you know who to ask! Emily has been trained by LIPA Sixth Form and Both Feet Actor Training. Currently studying a BA Hons in Acting at Drama Studio London. Emily has created her own Theatre Company Ey Up Duck focusing on telling unheard stories. Currently working on a verbatim show called Three Little Words.
Hannah Raymond-Cox is a queer Hong-Kong born Jewish poet, actor, and theatre-maker. Highlights of her careers include a Southbank Centre poetry commission, Barbican Young Poets 2019/20, developing interactive immersive theatre games with Parabolic Theatre, and she stars in the Dungeons and Dragons liveplay show Adventurers Wanted: Undergods. Her 5-star solo spoken word theatre show POLARIShas toured the UK and enjoyed a full Edinburgh Fringe run at the Scottish Poetry Library. Her debut poetry book, Amuse Girl, was published last year by Burning Eye Books. Hannah’s work focuses on food, mental health, queerness, and memory.
Singer/Songwriter, Actor, Dancer, Model
A young creative ready to take this world by storm and create positive change while doing so.
Self-published Young Adult writer and book nerd, helping to popularise reading among young people by podcasting interviews with established authors. SLA Pupil Library Assistant of the Year 2020 Award finalist. Currently writing and directing screenplays and scripts aiming for a career in TV, film and theatre, production and development. Youth Engagement volunteer at the Florence Nightingale Museum.
Max is founder of award-winning theatre company Contingency Theatre. He trained at East15 Acting School and received a scholarship to the London School of Classical Russian Ballet. He is a graduate of East London Dance’s creative producers programme, Future Innovators (FI.ELD).
His theatre and film credits include Boy On Canvas (Yellow Earth), Dumbledore is So Gay (Vaults Festival), The Disruptors (Feature Film), My Mind is Free (National Tour/Film), Tainted (Short Film), GEORGE (National Tour), My Dad’s Gap Year (Park Theatre), Safari (Northwall Theatre), Peter Pan (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre).
A graphic designer, who has recently graduated from Kingston University, and activist, Noah tries to make good work for good people. Originally from London and currently in Berlin, Noah’s work spans the range full range of 3D, 2D, motion design, typography, digital, print and everything in between.
Ruth Odewale is 16 years old. Since the age of three, Ruth has been acting and dancing and even won the British Arts Awards for best acting duet. From the age of ten, Ruth had the privilege to work with performers such as Linda Gray, Verne Troyer, Matthew Kelly, Arlene Philips, Wayne Sleep, Jo Brand, Tim vine and the dance group Flawless during four years of pantomime at The New Wimbledon Theatre. Which included; Aladdin (2014), Cinderella (2015), Peter Pan (2016) and Dick Whittington (2017).
Unique is an English with Film Graduate from Kings College London. She’s worked as an assistant script-writer, runner, editor, producer, and curator for film, theatre and anthologies. Previously she has participated in ‘emerging’ arts schemes with the National Theatre and Young Vic. Recently, she has curated a Black History Month exhibition for John Lewis & Partners, the first of its kind in the company’s 150-year history. Her interest lays particularly in producing for theatre, film and TV.
Willow is a musician and performer from Reading, now studying music in Brighton. Growing up Willow always loved performing and has been in theatres her whole life. Willow plays the violin among other various instruments and is a singer songwriter in the throes of recording her first album. The arts are so important to young people and Willow can think of nothing better than to be working to make the arts more accessible to anyone and everyone.