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Talk Act For Change: Widening the lens

Act For Change: Widening the lens


Act For Change in partnership with The Stage present Widening The Lens

Widening The Lens will be a debate about the landscape and future of critical writing within the context of diversity and representation.

A panel of industry influencers will discuss topics including the landscape of criticism (past and present), the impact critics have as cultural shapers, the role of the media, as well as sharing perspectives from outside the theatre world. Act For Change are pleased to welcome back Baroness Shami Chakrabarti, Shadow Attorney General, as co-Chair for the fourth sucessive event, along with Alistair Smith, Editor of The Stage.

The panel will tackle issues relating to controversy in reviews, the responsibility of the critic, and the relationship between arts criticism and Act For Change's ongoing campaign for greater diversity in the arts.

Booking details
Tickets are £3.00. Please use the Book Now link below to reserve seats.


Access information

This conference is an access friendly event, with live subtitling by Stagetext and a BSL interpretation.
The Dorfman Theatre is wheelchair accessible and hearing enhancements are available at the Box Office.
If you have any access needs please call Box Office on 020 7452 3000 for guidance on the most appropriate seating.

Event details

Thu 19 Oct 2017, 10:00am

Live subtitling

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Venue details

National Theatre (Dorfman Theatre)
Upper Ground
South Bank

Phone: 020 7452 3000

Website: National Theatre (Dorfman Theatre)

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