Past, present & future.
Eshmit began writing and performing spoken word pieces inspired by her heritage and her Faith four years ago. She introduced herself as a spoken word artist on social media platforms, which led to her performing across the country in venues such as The Arts Theatre, West End; Parliament; Trafalgar Square and eventually made her mark in Vancouver, BC in 2016. She uses spoken word to challenge social injustice and to promote, encourage and empower listeners.
talks & workshops
Eshmit is a freelance spoken word, creative writing and performance art facilitator. She has hosted sessions at camps, schools and universities, often aiming to promote healthy wellbeing by using drama techniques as a creative outlet for attendees. She has hosted workshops to a diverse range of audiences between the ages of 5 to 25. Her past experience includes working with victims of sexual grooming and abuse, refugee children, autistic individuals and young people that encounter sexual behaviour difficulties as a part of her Dramatherapy Clinical Placement. Her current Clinical Placement is in an inpatient adult mental health service.
himmat (courage) the play
An Arts Council England funded project, 'Himmat' the play tells the story of Wolverhampton's 1969 Turban Victory. The play was a pre-event to Wolverhampton's 2020 Literature Festival. Performances commenced at the Wolverhampton Art Gallery at the end of September 2019. Script & production by Jefny Ashcroft, editing & direction by Eshmit Kaur.
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