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 […]
This week dance and theatre world celebrated the life and career of Thea Nerissa Barnes with a tribute show of performance and readings from her published essays on dance research; Introducing a legacy fund created to continues Thea’s support of dancers, choreographers and researchers. Needless to say Thea […]
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 […]
This exhibition left me truly challenged by the deep trauma that slavery and colonisation has had on black people. Whilst rejoicing in the fact that we continue to thrive and prosper in a hostile environment that tries to displace and erase us.
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
Check out our new video on the importance of black love and education of self in collaboration with Afro Hair and Beauty Live. Continuing the conversation around black businesses and how we can liberate ourselves from Eurocentric beauty standards. CANTU & As I Am product giveaway – Click here for competition details.
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 […]