The Documentary Web series centering black voices in the UK Arts and Entertainment industries.
Our stories, told by us
A candid look into the experiences of racial discrimination and bias, from those who have lived it.
Now that you know. What will you do?
ABOUT BLACKSTAGE UK
BlackStage UK is a documentary style web series created and produced by Gabrielle Brooks.
It is a cathartic sharing of accounts for the black community that allows space for healing but also acts as a tool and source for anti-racist learning for the Arts community and beyond.
Born from an idea she had in 2018, Gabrielle Brooks (Actor and Creative Producer) started BlackStage UK in 2020. Provoked by the response of the Arts industry after the tragic and horrific events of the summer that led to the deaths of George Floyd, Armaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor.
A candid look into the effects of Tokenism on the black community in the UK Arts sector and how this often can lead to damaging effects of imposter syndrome. How do we move past the fraudulent feelings that have been put upon us?
Is the ideology of colourism an issue in the Arts Community and in the UK?
UK Representation: The Backlash
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