BAME

A group of drama students has set up a campaign to address the lack of diversity in UK drama schools. The Diversity School Initiative aims...

Black people don’t exist in improv. Well, there are about five of us. In a world where talking unicorns are real and time travel...

I recently attended a casting panel with three female casting directors, who spoke very candidly and honestly about the industry. It was of no...

Cast members from Dreamgirls have called for colourblind casting and more black writers to improve diversity in the industry. Performers including Amber Riley, Lily Frazer...

More than £100,000 has been awarded to black, Asian and minority ethnic trainee schemes by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation to address the “hideously...

How to solve the problem of touring is a question the theatre sector has been grappling with for years. One initiative is looking at...

Arts Council England has launched a survey into workplace diversity in a bid to improve representation in its own, and the cultural sector’s, employees. The...

Theatre company Tamasha is working in partnership with seven regional venues to offer a new programme for black, Asian and minority ethnic producers. The scheme,...

Equity general secretary Christine Payne has urged the government to link arts funding directly to the improvement of diversity, to address the “under-supply” of...
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