Corey Campbell reflects on the future of diversity in the arts industry and more

October is traditionally a time for reflecting on Black history, but how does history inform our understanding of the present, and how will current events shape the histories of the future?

With the Belgrade Theatre and Maokwo teaming up to explore these questions in their pioneering Black Futures programme this month, 2021 Co-Artistic Director Corey Campbell takes some time to reflect on the future, both for the Black community and the theatre industry.

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With thanks to Aimee Powell for the question.


“Always Be Around” ft. Elektric by Casey Bailey
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Further Reading

#OscarsSoWhite: Why Black films have to be about MLK and white movies can be about a mop inventor
Marc Bernadin for The Hollywood Reporter, 28/01/2016

Toussaint Louverture biography