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Talking Back Episode 4 now streaming!

Talking Back | Episode 4 | BIPOC Fatigue

Four Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) artists and administrators gather for a deeply honest discussion of the emotional and personal costs involved in working with and in predominantly white theatres. In a workplace of daily humiliations and microaggressions, what is it like to be asked by white leadership to not only represent the “diversity” of their organization, but to help them become better people? What are the rewards and successful strategies for support and survival? Panelists include Gabriel Barrera (Founder, ScenicG), Seena Hodges (President & CEO, The Woke Coach), Mica Cole (Producer), Leslie Ishii (Artistic Director, Perseverance Theatre), and facilitated by artEquity Founder Carmen Morgan.


Talking Back is a six-part web series that reveals the growing movement for justice in the theatre field. Through candid conversations with founding artistic directors, newly appointed leaders, and activists who have operated at all levels of leadership in arts organizations across the US, Talking Back explores what it takes to transform not just an institution, but an entire industry.


Launched in 2015 as a national initiative, artEquity provides tools, resources, and training at the intersection of art and activism. With over 5,000 individuals trained, and a growing alumni community, artEquity is building a broad base of individuals and organizations who are strategically poised to create and sustain a culture of equity, inclusion, and justice through arts and culture. 


For more information, visit artEquity.  


We believe the inclusion of diverse people, ideas, cultures and traditions enriches both our insights into the work we present on stage and our relationships with each other. We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work and in our audiences. 

OSF is a public charity as outlined in section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Tax Exempt ID: 93-0407022. Production images are property of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and are not to be copied without permission.

 

 

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