Playwright, Poet, Performer, and Educator.
Political scripts for people who don’t like politics.
Working class, part Honduran, part Jew London threw and threw.
Marika is a professional and commended actress, poet and playwright. She is an experienced performer whose work is informed and inspired by her mixed heritage and the voices of England. At the heart of her work is a desire to create the highest quality art for real social change.
Marika graduated (MA Cantab, BA hons) from Cambridge University.
She was a member of the Royal Court writers’ group and was Resident artist at the Round House London 2017-18.
She has written shows for Camden People’s Theatre, Shaftsbury Theatre (NYT Gala), North wall Oxford, and The Roundhouse London. She has performed her poetry across the UK, at venues such as Edinburgh Fringe, Sky Garden, The Freud Museum, and The Royal Court, as part of the Open Court Festival.
As well as writing and performing Marika facilitates creative workshops and has worked for 6 years as head of drama in an alternative provision for excluded young people with complex behavioural needs in Hackney East London.