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Diversity in Training for the Industry


Act for Change •

Campaigning for greater diversity in the live and recorded arts

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“There are barriers and inequalities that prevent (creativity) from being a universal human right. This is bad for business and bad for society.” –Vicky Heywood, the Warwick Commission Report, 2015


Perspectives from the sector •

NYT - Anna Niland

Royal Central School - Steven Kavuma

SCUDD - Pedro de Senna

NSDF - Michael Brazier

LAMDA - Helen Protheroe & Anthony Quinn


Monitoring •

Graduating year 2016 of 17 major drama schools monitored

473 students in total

Principals and Directors

Comparators: UK Census data (2011) inc specific distribution in 18-35 y.o. age range; HESA; SCUDD


Gender distribution - students Drama Schools

Census data

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15

Male

30

45

60

Female

There was big variance from school to school: some were 50:50 F:M; many had more women than men, as high as 59:41; one school had a ratio as low as 36:64


Principals / Directors

Principals / Directors

Census data

0

25

Male

50

75

Female

There were no BAME Principals / Directors

100


Ethnic distribution - broad Census data 18-35 y.o.

Drama Schools

BAME 17.5%

BAME 19.5%

White 80.5%

White 82.5%


Ethnic distribution - broad SCUDD BAME 12.0%

HESA (total)

BAME 21.0%

White 88.0%

White 79.0%


Ethnic distribution - detailed


Disability

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There were no students who identified as disabled


Panel debate •

Chair - Baroness Shami Chakrabarti

Celia Greenwood

Julie Harkin

Edward Kemp

Iqbal Khan

Jonathan Suffolk


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THANK YOU From the Trustees of Act for Change: Nadia Albina Ayesha Casely-Hayford (Chair) Peter Clayton Daniel Evans Kobna Holdbrook-Smith Holly Kendrick Stephanie Street

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