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Wednesday, May 15 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
When you are privileged, equality can feel like oppression

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Who gets through the door to do the great impro gig? Who doesn’t? Why is that? What happens when the door is opened? How does privilege play out in the improvisation world? Who has privilege? Who doesn’t? What is the impact of this? How can we be better allies? What does that even mean?
Facilitated by Angela Clerkin (Actor, Improvisor, Theatre Maker, AD ClerkinWorks, Improbable Associate Artist). Last year Angela set up Through The Door improvisation workshops for women and non-binary people. TTD is supported by Improbable and Shakespeare’s Globe and is part of the III. She will be joined by TTD facilitators Pauline Mayers (Associate Artist Chris Goode & Co, Leeds Playhouse, Improbable Board Member), Stella Duffy (novelist, improvisor, theatre maker, co-director Fun Palaces, Improbable Associate Artist), Sarah Grange (TTD producer, open space & research associate at Improbable), and workshops participants Serin Ibrahim (Actor, AD Culture Clash) and Cassandra Hercules (Actor, Co-Founder Culture Clash). Please join us in what promises to be a lively, informative and timely discussion about the importance of diversifying improvisation.

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Stella Duffy

co-director, Fun Palaces
improviser, Assoc Artist Improbable, Fun Palaces, writing for improvisers/improvising for writers (I write novels & short stories)
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Pauline Mayers

As a Rambert trained choreographer and theatre-maker, Pauline has performed and taught for contemporary dance companies across the UK with a career span of over 25 years. Now integrating theatre and dance, Pauline's recent work, What If I Told You, toured nationally to critical acclaim... Read More →
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Angela Clerkin

Improbable Associate Artist, ClerkinWorks AD
Angela Clerkin is an actor, improvisor, writer and theatre-maker. She trained at Middlesex University, BA Performing Arts (Hons). She is an Associate Artist with Improbable and has performed with them worldwide in Panic (Barbican, Sydney Opera House), Lifegame (UK tour, New York... Read More →

Wednesday May 15, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm BST
Studio 1 (G271) Grove, Middlesex University, The Burroughs, Hendon, London, NW4 4BT

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