Real Talk: Paula Varjack x Conrad Murray
Multi-disciplinary artist and Guildhall tutor Paula Varjack curates and hosts a brand new series of conversations in collaboration with students from the School's BA Performance and Creative Enterprise (PACE).
In this informal conversation, streamed via Instagram Live, Paula Varjack is joined by Conrad Murray who discusses his practice and shares advice, experience and ideas with the next generation.
About Conrad Murray
Conrad Murray is an actor, writer, director, rapper, beatboxer, singer and theatre maker, based in Mitcham, South-West London. He is passionate about making work through hip hop and beatbox theatre. He uses his mixed Indian heritage to address issues such as race and heritage.
Since 2003 he has been pioneering new forms of theatre, experimenting with hip hop culture and theatre. He's been writing and performing regularly around the UK at venues and events such as Battersea Arts Centre, Tate Britain, Roundhouse, Camden People’s Theatre, Southbank Centre, Royal Festival Hall, The Lowry, Jazz Cafe, Latitude, WOMAD, Gloucester Guild Hall and the Edinburgh Fringe, as well as having his music showcased on the BBC Asian Network.
Conrad is the artistic director and has led the BAC Beatbox Academy since 2008. The Beatbox Academy have created many different theatre productions, included the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe smash hit, Frankenstein.
Current projects include directing and performing in High Rise State of Mind, a Beats and Elements production. The show has been performed at Battersea Arts Centre, Wilderness Festival and Camden Peoples' Theatre.
Conrad is represented as an actor, writer and director by The Avenue LTM.