EP.2: GENERATION EXPAT – (Black Theatre Talks)

After the feedback that I've received from my peers, regarding the Ep.1; Many have expressed their disappointment at the lack of response from our white counterparts in the industry. There was an expectation that this would open a forum and expose our conversations candidly, giving education and insight to those who don't understand our experience. … Continue reading EP.2: GENERATION EXPAT – (Black Theatre Talks)

EP.1: GENERATION EXPAT – (Black Theatre Talks)

With our first event, 'Generation Expat', we endeavoured to highlight and connect inter-generationally the experience of black theatre in Britain, by mediating a conversation between black/dual heritage artists in the industry. In todays episode we speak with Sharon D Clarke, Gloria Onitiri and Cedric Neal about the progression of blackness in the arts, the mis-education … Continue reading EP.1: GENERATION EXPAT – (Black Theatre Talks)

EVENT: GENERATION EXPAT – Black Theatre Talk.

Generation Expat: Black Theatre Talks. ThePalaceOfTheDogs Presents its first panel event celebrating and debating the Black Theatre Experience. Guests Include Sharon D Clarke, Cedric Neal, Gloria Onitiri, Brenda Edwards, Ibinabo Jack, Dex Lee, Idris Kargbo and Maisey Bawden. Hosted by Vanessa Fisher. @Urdang Academy on the 30th of September 1:30-4 AND ITS FREE!!! Tickets are … Continue reading EVENT: GENERATION EXPAT – Black Theatre Talk.

BENCHED EP.3: Citizen Limbo

There are approximately 120,000 young people in the uk without citizenship or secured status; 65,000 of these young people were born in the UK. We speak to a young creative who, born here, but hung in this purgatory of 'Citizen Limbo'.

MY MOONCUP MISSION by Gleanne Brown

MY MOONCUP MISSION One of the things I dreaded the most happened to me whilst I was on holiday; my tampon ripped in half meaning the top half of my tampon was stuck. I was freaking out, what am I going to do?! Am I going to die?! (Not being dramatic here; Toxic Shock Syndrome … Continue reading MY MOONCUP MISSION by Gleanne Brown

Reverse Racism Doesn’t Exist… By Vanessa Fisher

After the decision to stop, Musical Theatre Artist, Mazz Murray from singing a from well known Dreamgirls song in 'The Best Of West End', Attentions have now turned to the ethnic representation of the show. Join Vanessa Fisher as she further probes the decision to leave BAME actors unrepresented.

Gang Culture: The source and how it affects me?

Siddique Kamara, a rapper in London’s drill music group -  Moscow 17,  became the capitals 85th murder on the 2nd of August 2017. Siddique, cleared of murder earlier this year, was found stabbed to death on Warham Street, Camberwell, at 19:20. Amongst the bellows of a community screaming for their lost sons and mourning the … Continue reading Gang Culture: The source and how it affects me?

SteppingUpSalone

Stepping Up Salone is a charitable organisation dedicated to creating more health and arts related opportunities to the Country of Sierra Leone. It's co-founders are Shamsu Pappenthein (Feel the motion sessions) and Vanessa Fisher (Spirit Arts School). After the devastating mudslide in August 2017, Shamsu and Vanessa raised funds and collected clothing to take to Sierra Leone and offer refuge. While … Continue reading SteppingUpSalone

POETRY: Midnight Insight by Jody Nolan

After interviewing Poet and Spoken Word Artist,  Jody Nolan.  We got the chance to film his new piece, Midnight Insight; a exploration of being working class living in West London, where he can see Grenfell tower from his window and the affluent who live around it. A articulate and 'Insightful' comment on British Society and … Continue reading POETRY: Midnight Insight by Jody Nolan