In an age where hidden histories are being bought to light this one-day live symposium aims to celebrate and reveal the momentous journey undertaken by the Black community to fully integrate into the world of British Theatre.
The Black community has a rich history of theatre that was not necessarily inspired by western norms and in some cases actually influenced it.
The symposium aims to celebrate our achievements so far. It has by no means been an easy road, but the merging of cultures to present contemporary theatrical practices in Britain should be not only be acknowledged but celebrated. We also acknowledge that Black theatre represents more than just the colour of the people presenting it but has a specific form and identity all of its own.
Our presenters and panellists include:
Join us for a day of insights, discussion, sharing, creativity, performance and networking.
Tickets and refreshments are Free and spaces limited.
This event follows government covid-19 safety measures and has been supported by funding from the Arts Council. The day shall be filmed and made available online and findings shall be shared.
Thursday 22nd October 2020
10 am - 4pm
The North Wall Arts Centre
Oxford OX2 7JN
Tickets are FREE