12 January 2022
Join us in the Equity Green Room
Listen to the latest episode of our podcast for candid conversations about the big issues facing performers and creative workers right now. Host Jackie Clune talks to fellow Equity members about their experiences and how, together as a union, we're fighting to make positive change in the industry. Join us for personal stories, lively chat and a little laughter in the virtual green room.
Latest episode: You’re Still in the Mix - The Casting Episode
“We prepare, we research we smash it and then silence, nothing.” In the latest episode of the Equity Green Room, host Jackie Clune investigates ways in which the casting process can damage performers’ self-esteem and what Equity are doing to make the process fairer.
Jackie is joined by the National Theatre’s Head of Casting Alastair Coomer, and Equity member and actor Abiola Ogunbiyi, for a lively chat on the importance of giving and receiving a yes/no after an audition. Tigger Blaize, Vice-Chair of Equity’s LGBTQ+ Committee, also joins Jackie to explore the issue of authentic casting and who should get to play which role.
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