Drama alumna makes Manchester Culture Awards 2019 shortlist

A University of Manchester drama alumna has been shortlisted in the Young Creative of the Year category of the Manchester Culture Awards.

Cara Looij, who graduated in 2018, is one of five people up for the award, which recognises young people aged between 13 and 25 who are inspiring future generations in Manchester and beyond using their creative talents or by supporting creativity in the community.

The awards, which takes place on 9 November at Manchester Central, are in their second year and serve to recognise the people, projects and events that are pushing creativity in the city, promoting heritage, art, music, theatre and performance, film, literature, digital art, photography and craft.

Cara is co-founder and curator of the multimedia arts platform (In)sane MCR, which provides a platform for discussion on mental health in a creative space.

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