Afrique Performs founded by Chanje Kunda is a writing and performance initiative based in Manchester.
Afrique Performs is a social enterprise. We aim to improve confidence and communication skills, as well as help to break down barriers to participation in the Arts, Music and Cultural Industries.
We believe in using the arts as a tool for transforming lives by providing opportunities for people to participate in creativity, through workshops and performances.
Who is Chanje Kunda?
Chanje Kunda is a nationally recognised, poet, playwright and performance artist.
What kind of work do we do?
Spoken Word & Multi Media Performances, Poetry and Music Projects, Arts in Education, Arts in Health, Public Art, Community Projects.
Collaborators have included Lime Art, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester Museum, Royal Exchange Theatre, Broke ‘n’ English Music Collective and ZID Theatre Amsterdam.
What do people say about Chanje’s work?
“Chanje is a wonderful performer…. whose progress we should all be watching.”
Lemn Sissay – see The Great Unheard
“Chanje is dry, honest and a future star of her generation.”
Dean Smith, Route Promotions and Publication Co