For A Better World
Bridget Rudder, 22 from London, reads her speech For A Better World, on challenging the bitterness in society with compassion.
Bridget is a member of our Young Leaders programme. The Almeida Young Leaders is a scheme giving young people with something vital to say, the tools and platform to do so. Each young leader has been mentored by a writer and director to develop their ideas, structuring a speech and skills in public speaking.
Originally from a steel working village on the outskirts of Sheffield, Bridget is a theatre maker and aspiring drama therapist. A recent BRIT school and Fourth Monkey Theatre company graduate Bridget likes creating movement based ensemble theatre and has performed in and been influenced by the works of Bertolt Brecht, Bernard Shaw and Shakespeare. She strongly believes the arts should serve those who need it most. This is at the core of the work she makes. In the future she hopes to move into the world of political theatre.