Winner Rich Mix and Ideas Tap Small Stories Big City Award 2015

Underbelly Untapped Award recipient 2017

Artist to Watch 2017 British Council


Yolanda Mercy is a London based Actor and Playwright who trained at the Brit School, Laban and Central School of Speech and Drama. She was named Artist to Watch 2017 by the British Council, part of the BBC Writersroom and her writing has featured in Huffington Post. Yolanda is a Published author with Oberon Books. Her ★★★★★ productions have been described as "relatable, funny and very honest". Comedy, spoken word, music and audience participation are the key ingredients that make up her unforgettable shows.

Varied commissions and support include: Arts Council England, The British Council, Soho Theatre and many more.


Yolanda's attributtes allow her to mentor and coach through development labs, private bookings, panel discussions and workshops. She is a trained facilitator who has the ability to work with a variety of people.

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