The Luckiest Girl Alive – Q&A

Date of event: 18 Apr 2024 Event start time: 6:00pm - Event end time: 7:30pm

Venue Address: New Art Exchange, 39 - 41 Gregory Blvd, Nottingham, NG7 6BE

Age range: Suitable for ages 12+

Close-up photo of a hand-crafted rod puppet with brown skin and textured, curly black hair wrapped in a colorful bandana. The puppet wears a patterned garment with floral and lace details on the sleeves.

The Luckiest Girl Alive is a verbatim puppet performance the follows the life of activist and campaigner Hoda Ali, in her epic journey across the globe as her family sought medical care from the dangerous effects of FGM. The performance premiered at Nottingham Puppet Festival 2018. At this Q&A Nikki Charlesworth will be joined by Hoda Ali, and they will discuss why puppetry was the medium of choice to tell Hoda’s amazing story and where the project is going next.