In Conversation with Mina Anwar
Mon 23 Nov 20
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Join us via Zoom from 7pm on Mon 23 October as acclaimed actress Mina Anwar talks to us about her 30-year career in theatre and television.
Mina, who recently starred in our online production The Understudy, will share her insights of working on hit West-End productions and much-loved television series’, as well as answering your question and offering words of advice on how to create a fulfilling and enduring career as a performer.
About Mina Anwar: Mina trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in Acting and Musical Theatre. A classically trained singer, Mina has been singing since she was four – ever since she sang her first solo ‘Away in a Manger’ at infant school in Church, Accrington, where she grew up. As well as having a varied career as a professional actor in theatre, television, film and radio, she also sings in bands. One of her career highlights was singing live with her favourite Manchester band, The Charlatans, on Later…with Jools Holland. She sings big band jazz and swing and is a regular lead vocalist with The Suburban Swing Orchestra in Greater Manchester. Lesser known facts about her are that she loves to dance and, is a licensed Zumba instructor, loves science, and graduated with a BSc (hons) in Psychology from The Open University in her forties. A PGCE tutor in Performing Arts, she is a strong advocate for using creative arts for education and mental health in the community.
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