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A group of young Belarusian actors who have spoken out about the racist discrimination they suffered at a leading drama school and have proposed their own action.
Now, 240 former students have signed, a blueprint letters in the hope that they could schools a model for other drama.
you say: "Racism is real in the Central, and it scars the lives of students [and] staff," as well as many alumni.
The Group formed after the support of the Black Lives upset if the institution posted a message matter last week.'Consistent and regular Racism
her letter says: "words and deeds be open, and open Racism - have taken place primarily through employees in the direction of the student, on a consistent and regular basis, without respite or result. "
the Big names of theatre and TV, including Young Vic artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah and writer Russell T Davies added their names to.
Former students of the other drama schools, including Rada, the Oxford School of Drama, Alra and the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts , after similar messages.
have Central-acting principles, you will "personally commit to the long-lasting and far-reaching changes".Slave comments
A former student has spoken about to accept as she was told, would play a slave in her career, because she had "inherited trauma", and was brought to silence when they complained.
Others have said, The School failed to take action on Racism , the Board members, and other students that the teacher regularly called the black students by the wrong name; they were stereotypical in the roles and comments were given; and it was the lack of diversity in the workforce and in the plays she studied.
Anna Crichlow, completed in the year 2016, said she did not work, after a play by a black playwright, until her second year, and at The End of a black British playwrights, over three years.
she added: "people are always the width of the training that prepared you really are very diverse industry now. You are not always training inclusive, of the you and your experiences.
the Other black, the former students, said Central is racist, only "very stupid". to report
The Action plan: A system, Racism and prejudices, and to investigate all complaints; more training for the staff; the restructuring of the curriculum, a more diverse workforce, which more and more people of color on the game Board.
"We hope this is said with the intent in which it is given," Chi-San Howard, the studied movement, directing, and teaching until 2016.
"We Are never not Shakespeare read. We Are never in the enjoyment of The Work of Pinter. You are brilliant. It's just that it has other brilliant people earn as well as the it belongs to, and they deserve to be seen. "'Positive step'
Crichlow added that in The Past week had shown that people in other drama had been schools similar experiences.
"I think could be applied to The Blueprint letter, we have worked to many different schools and institutions. All our hopes are, because it is a really positive step for all. "
The head of school Prof Gavin Henderson, who was obliged, by the retirement at The End of the term, his retirement to three weeks to come up with a "personal, family matter".
"We learn from common experiences and act on them, to a transformative change, a difference. "
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