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east Asian actors

A theatre in Warwickshire has changed the names of two characters in a production of Aladdin after the roles were accused of being racist. The...

I auditioned for the current West End production of The King and I. But I very nearly didn't go. My (extremely) long-suffering agent will...

Theatremakers including Yellow Earth artistic director Kumiko Mendl and actor Lucy Sheen have slammed “harmful stereotyping” of British East Asian actors in theatre, film...

East Asian men are “dehumanised, desexualised and made to look ugly” when they are represented in Western culture, actor Daniel York Loh has said. York...

A Welsh opera company has been forced to defend the “racist” casting of Caucasian actors in an opera set in a Chinese restaurant. Industry figures,...

Actor Kae Alexander’s impressive list of credits includes Game of Thrones and an upcoming Steven Spielberg film. She chats to Tim Bano about her...

Now that China is a major UK commercial investor, this stirring piece of verbatim theatre is a timely reminder of the generations of Chinese...

Asian theatremakers have warned that a “severe lack of representation” on stage is resulting in Asian audiences abandoning the arts. The warning follows the release...

Casting directory Spotlight has announced that it will offer a year’s free subscription to a final-year drama student of East Asian descent. The subscription will...
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