Diversifying the Workforce in the Performing Arts
Equal representation in the workforce is essential to changing the way our sector programmes for and engages the communities it serves. This two-day, practical workshop explores the challenges and opportunities in your organisation on route to diversifying your people. You will gain new ideas for you and your teams to implement change now to move equality and diversity further up the agenda.
Performing arts professionals including producers, programmers, arts venue or company managers and CEOs
You will cover:
- The ‘the social model of disability’ and its relationship to increasing equality in the arts
- New thinking on ‘reasonable adjustment’ throughout the workplace
- Diversifying your workforce – including volunteers and trustees
11.00am – 1.00pm – Challenges of Change
2.00pm – 5.00pm – Social model informing our thinking
10.00am – 1.00pm – Diversifying the workforce
2.00pm – 5.00pm – Sharing and Networking
This course can be split between two people in your organisation; one person can attend Day 1 and a different person can attend Day 2. Please let us know in the access audit form if you would like to sign-up with split attendance.
Individuals and freelancers
Dorset-based: £145.12 (£135 plus £11.12 Eventbrite booking fee)
Elsewhere: £162.29 (£150 plus £12.29 Eventbrite booking fee)
Dorset-based: £340.16 (£315 plus £25.16 Eventbrite booking fee)
Elsewhere: £377.89 (£350 plus £27.89 Eventbrite booking fee)
Maximum of 15 places
Includes the two-day course, lunches and refreshments
Head to Eventbrite to book your spot.
Access: Please complete the following access audit form. Access can be booked by us on a case by case basis.
There will be a creche service in one of the school’s classrooms near the workshops. It will be ran by two qualified play workers from Dorset. If you would like to use the service, please fill in the access audit form.
This event is supported by Doing Things Differently, a partnership between Diverse City and Bristol City Council.
Photo © Dom Moore