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| Urban Media Festival 2011
| ROOTS & ROUTES COLOGNE 2011
| ART'N'GO PRODUCTIONS AT MMVV
| International R&R Academy Budapest
Aaron Roach Bridgeman a.k.a RoachMan is 24 years old and lives in North West London.
He has a degree in Media, Culture and Society from the University of Birmingham graduating with a BA (Hons).
He is now back in London having completed his graduation in Birmingham June 2009.
He is an extremely enthusiastic Journalist, Poet, Presenter, Host and Actor.
He starred in an independent short film called-
"From The Root To The Fruit" starring alongside Arnold Oceng (Adulthood, 4,3,2,1, Grange Hill).
The links are below:-
Aaron has a strong passion for writing and music, which lead him to become an Editor and Feature Writer for an online music magazine- Da-Mjuzik Magazine (www.da-mjuzik.com)
He is now a contributing writer for a new website for University Students and Graduates- www.graduatesanonymous.com.
He is also a contributing writer and reporter for new E-zine- UK Chocolate Magazine (www.ukchoc.com)
Further to this Aaron also writes poetry with the main aim: "to have it be read, unlike many poets nowadays that write to recite".
However through auditioning and getting into the 'Roots and Routes' Talent Development Programme; Aaron has been pushed into performance poetry.
He has since performed at the ITV Centre in Southbank, in front of an invited audience and in Budapest, Hungary at the Godor Club and the prestigious Millenaris venue in front of an 1,000+ strong crowd, which was also filmed live on Hungarian TV.
Aaron attended The Urban Media Festival In Cologne, Germany in October 2011, as part of a few UK talents flown over to join a bigger group of talents from all around Europe. They came together with their prospective talents to combine Poetry, Performance and Music to make short films.
Aaron also performed at a Poetry Slam, whilst in Cologne alongside poets from Germany and Belgium.
He has also, as part of 'Roots and Routes' ran workshops for 5-16 year old children in drama and confidence building.
Extending his performance experience, Aaron has also performed at and presented a showcase of R&R talent in the 'Under One Sky' Festival 2010 & 2011.
He has also had a few performances at a small event called 'True Thursdays' and at a event for a mentoring Programme for young teenagers in South London, called 'I Am Somebody'.
'RoachMan' has also been utilising and perfecting his presenting skills by reporting at numerous launch parties, premieres and industry events for UK Chocolate Magazine, and has also represented himself as a presenter at numerous shows, most notably Rouge A Levres's 'Leve Toi' Music Showcases, where he has become resident host.
Aaron aka 'RoachMan' used to host an Online UK Funky and House Radio show every Wednesday from 6-8pm on www.melodyone.com.
He lent his presenting skills to the show whilst also laying down some lyrical sing-a-longs to accompany the music.
'RoachMan' still occasionally appears on different radio shows with different DJ's as a host upon request.
Through participating in regular workshops with ABI- the company whom run the UK "Roots and Routes" programme; Aaron exclaims he is enjoying the Roots and Routes experience as it is "developing me in all strengths as a talent and businessman".
Examples of Aaron's poetry can be found at :-
The online Magazine that Aaron is part of the editorial team for, can be found at:-
Aaron's editorial work for Graduates Anonymous (www.graduatesanonymous.com) can be found at:- http://www.graduatesanonymous.com/author/roach/