The Black British Theatre Awards celebrated its first ceremony last weekend, where the cream of black British theatre celebrated how far we have come and the legacy we have yet to leave behind. Vanessa Fisher shares her account on awards ceremony that screams “Say it loud, I’m Black & I’m Proud”.
The theatre, praised for its forward thought and openness to explore taboo topics, assemble into a lynch mob spouting abuse to anyone with opposing thought and christianity seems to be their latest target. We speak with Olivier award nominee, Rachel John, delving into her career in theatre and how […]
After the death of Toni Morrison and attending, dance legend, Thea Nerissa Barnes’ memorial. I begun to reflect on the power of writing; how these words live on past you and later become your eulogy. Almost stronger than memory. I begun to ask myself what would my eulogy […]
ThePalaceOfTheDogs is back with another episode of Barking. In this episode we tackle Mental health in the arts industry and the visibility of ethnic minorities within the awareness conversation, despite their vulnerability. We spoke with Raffaella Covino, founder of Applause For Thought, an organisation that targets mental health […]
Check out ThePalaceofTheDogs First Podcast BARKING. Discussing politics surrounding the Arts & Theatre. Working to align art to its correct position within our society; a precursor of progressiveness and a forum to connect unique narratives.Off the back of a resurfacing of a post involving an actress in The Colour […]
POET IN THE KENNEL: Colourism by Chia Phoenix
‘Don’t give a crap about what anybody thinks, trust yourself and your perspective as an artist.’ – Grace Acladna.
Check out our interview with the singer/songwriter/producer ahead of the release of her new EP Phonophobia.
Daniel Bailey speaks with Industry Minds about how the same issues that outrage us in our society and politics, are also reflected in the arts industry. Detailing how this structure can affect the mental health of BAME actors and how artistic representation can steer a narrative for marginalised communities.
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 […]
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 […]