Beatboxer, Grace Savage uses a mixture of performance and storytelling to relive her rise to the top as a Four-time UK Beatboxing champion. She explores how we ignore, minimise and internalise misogyny and sexism She has been listed as one of Elle magazine’s ‘100 Most Inspiring Women’. Grace released her debut EP Savage Grace in 2017, grabbing tastemaker acclaim from The 405, Wonderland and Clash Magazine. She has since been nominated for ‘Best Female Solo Act’ and ‘Best Songwriter’ at the Unsigned Music Awards 2018 and competed in the Isle of Wight ‘New Blood’ Quarter-Finals. As an actor, Grace performed in Blind, a one-woman, semi-autobiographical, beatboxing show that toured the UK. It was praised at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and culminated in a two-week run at the Soho Theatre in 2016. For her role in Home at The National Theatre, she was chosen as one of the ‘Top Ten Standout Theatrical Performances’ of 2014 by The Guardian, who named it 2014’s ‘Most Startling Performance’. Grace is also a massive basketball fan and has been playing for 17 years. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

Grace Savage

Champion beatboxer, artist, actress

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