guest post: the tf pledge / natalie ibu

“We — over here at tfhq — are many things but we’re not complacent. Whilst we’re a regularly funded organisation with the privilege of national portfolio funding which allows us the certainty to plan, there isn’t a week that goes by when we don’t interrogate why a company like ours — committed to telling stories about the African […]

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INTERSECT 2018

This month we announced that our Artistic Director — Natalie Ibu had been selected to be a part of INTERSECT 2018 a programme that aims to improve cultural diversity in the arts. The initiative is led by the British Council and Diversity Arts Australia and they be working with Creative Victoria, the University of Western […]

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the creative case for…. hang on – why do we need to make a case to be seen?

Our Artistic Director Natalie Ibu headed to the Creative Case for Diversity conference held in Nottingham on 15 January 2018. With new data inspiring new (or not-so-new) discussions surrounding ‘diversity’ in the arts, Natalie had a lot to say.   I started my job – running @tiatafahodzi – on the exact day, in 2014, that ACE launched the #creativecase so in many ways the […]

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natalie ibu’s speech at the launch of the artistic director leadership programme

Yesterday tiata fahodzi launched the Artistic Director Leadership Programme – a two-year training programme for future theatre leaders, delivered by 20 Stories High, Freedom Studios, Talawa Theatre Company and tiata fahodzi, supported by the Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme (RTYDS) and Independent Theatre Council (ITC) – with a speech from AD Natalie Ibu. Read on to see what she had to say to 30 of the leaders […]

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