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Act For Change

Making representation a meaningful reality

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Keeping the Conversation Growing

Act For Change is now five years old. There’s been progress made, and there’s work still to do. Keeping the Conversation Growing is an opportunity to share and exchange on the subject of diversity, inclusion and meaningful representation in practice.

This day of discussion and debate will include a panel and six breakout sessions. Speakers include Michelle Terry (Globe Artistic Director), Daniel York Loh (actor and activist) and Athena Stevens (actor, writer and activist).

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Standard £3

Event time: 1.30pm – 6.00pm

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Food & drink

Enjoy locally sourced, seasonal ingredients and a laid back atmosphere in our Café, Bar or Restaurant.


Authenticity and appropriation: who ‘owns’ the stories being told?

To thine own self be true: should LGBT+ roles only be played by LGBT+ actors?

Holding each other to account: how do we move from a culture of blame to one of constructive scrutiny?

Beyond the capital: how do we resolve the challenges of casting representatively outside of London?

The importance of off-stage diversity: how vital is it for a building to be representative in all departments, and in positions of power?

The talking cure: allowing a space for trauma in our discussions of prejudice.