Anti-racism in the Children’s Theatre and Dance sector: Open Space event – 22 January 2021

This is a call-out to participate in an open space event, for theatre and dance practitioners who identify as Black, People of Colour, from the African Caribbean Diaspora, Latinx, East Asian Diaspora, South East Asian Diaspora, South Asian Diaspora, West Asian Diaspora (including Middle East), Indigenous people, biracial or have mixed heritage (we use BIPOC+). It is for those who are already working in the children’s theatre and dance sector, as well as those who would like to, including artists, producers, technical roles, designers, facilitators and office based roles.

Fee for attendance: £50
Date: Friday 22nd January 2021
Time: 11-12.30pm

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The session will be held on Zoom and will be co-facilitated by Rhea Lewis and Saffy Setohy.

In Open Space meetings, participants propose, create and manage their own agenda of parallel sessions around a specific theme. The intention of this Open Space session is to work together in order to understand the barriers and imagine better opportunities for artists/practitioners in the children's sector who identify as BIPOC+, and with lived experience of racism.

There will be 18 participants, with a minimum of 12 places allocated on a first come first served basis through this open call. All participants’ names and feedback gathered will be kept confidential and made anonymous. Contributions will inform future recruitment, call outs and programming plans in the sector.

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