Autism’s Got Talent 2019
May 4 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Leading Autism Campaigner Anna Kennedy OBE, in association with Pineapple Performing Arts, is hosting her Annual smash hit production Autism’s Got Talent – on 4th May 2019 at The Mermaid Theatre, London as part of her ongoing campaign to support children and adults with autism. Since 2012 the creation of ‘Autism’s Got Talent’, has received high media attention.
This star-studded spectacular event will showcase amazingly talented performances by adults and children with autism. The performers, which will consist of singers, actors, musicians and dance troupes, will fly the flag for autism and show what people with autism and Asperger’s syndrome are capable of. Autism’s Got Talent, which is an annual event, is growing in popularity each year, and 2019 has firmly cemented its status as a leading charity and autism event. “We aim to continue to build Autism’s Got Talent year by year and we want all those involved to have fun, do what they love, make friends and be themselves, and have one night which is all about them.” Anna Kennedy
Supported in the past by celebrities including Robin Windsor, Kasey Ainsworth, John Paul Rock Horsley, Dame Esther Rantzan, John Bercow , Carrie and David Grant, Debbie Moore OBE, Ian Royce, Dr Pam Spurr, Steve Hewlett, Mitch Winehouse, Denise Welch, Lauren Lovejoy, Caprice, The Gilbey family (Googlebox), Emma Noble and many many more.
Autism’s Got Talent provides a platform and great opportunity to replace negative aspects with hope, fun, laughter and inclusion. This showcase is unique to any other projects across the world. Most of the acts have spring boarded into exclusive opportunities and the audience feel a rare emotion of hope and belonging and part of a unique network and understanding that anything is possible.
This year promises a showcase of a huge variety of performers. In previous years there has been a stand-up performer, harpist, rappers, young author, acclaimed ballet dancer, opera singers as well as a bone breaker, who is now the face of Calvin Klein. Talent entries were totally mind-blowing and Anna Kennedy Online have included acts from overseas Sweden, Croatia, US, Canada and across the UK.
With more than 500,000 people diagnosed with autism in the UK it is easy to simply label these people. The fact is that autism is an often-misunderstood disorder and while it can be difficult for those affected to express themselves, they are often highly intelligent and able people who can achieve extraordinary things, but often in their own way.
Recognising the uniqueness of those with autism Anna Kennedy, who has two sons with the condition, has worked tirelessly to find ways of recognising the ability not the disability in these individuals. The Autism’s Got Talent event is one of the ways of recognising that ability and will showcase the performing talents of a whole host of talent. Describing the event Anna Kennedy said. “This is a great opportunity for those with autism to get up on stage and really show what they can do. So often society views these people as difficult and uncommunicative, but this event will really dispel that myth with some fantastic talent on display.”
Autism’s Got Talent is based solely on inclusion and there needs to be much more in society. By popular demand there are roadshows and set to go to Cornwall again in 2019.
Find out more here: https://www.annakennedyonline.com/getinvolved/autisms-got-talent/