guest post: reflecting on two years/ anastasia osei-kuffour

It’s been a challenging and rewarding two years working as trainee artistic director at tiata fahodzi as part of the Artistic Director Leadership programme. Before I got the job I was a freelance director and writer, having worked as an assitant director on several productions. I was starting to produce producitons which I could direct […]

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tiata fahodzi and The Stage launch backstage photo library

This week in collaboration with The Stage we launched a new photo library featuring more than 200 images of people of colour in technical theatre roles, in order to improve the diversity of pictures used to depict backstage theatre workers. It’s free to use and features stock images covering a range of roles, including backstage, wardrobe […]

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guest post: reflecting on two years/ anastasia osei-kuffour

It’s been a challenging and rewarding two years working as trainee artistic director at tiata fahodzi as part of the Artistic Director Leadership programme. Before I got the job I was a freelance director and writer, having worked as an assitant director on several productions. I was starting to produce producitons which I could direct […]

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digital commission: where we come from / chiizii

 tiata fahodzi are proud advocates of Fly The Flag, a campaign marking the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and celebrating what those rights bring us as individuals and as artists. We’ve commissioned art director, visual artist and textile designer Chiizii to create a flag inspired by human rights and what they mean […]

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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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guest blog: Black Artists Are Bossing Edinburgh Fringe and Nobody Should Be Surprised About It – We Told You So / Tobi Kyeremateng

“So, Black artists can make great work, get great reviews and sell out shows. Who knew?!   Yes, it is yet another ‘Edinburgh-Festival-Fringe-sucks-at-diversity-for-yet-another-year-and-to-be-honest-it’s-just-getting-really-ridiculous-now-but-also-y’all-need-to-hear-a-few-home-truths.docx’ article, but before we get into all that, I’m going to start on a C-major chord.   This is my fourth year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and I have to say, […]

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tiata fahodzi to take part in Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme (RTYDS)

RTYDS announces successful applicants for its programmes starting in November 2016* tiata fahodzi is one of 5 theatre companies across England to join up with the Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme (RTYDS), the country’s longest running and most influential training scheme for new directors. RTYDS helped launched the careers of Ken Loach, John Tiffany, Vicky […]

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