TransActing facilitates high quality exchange, collaboration and creative outputs with a range of creative industry professionals
Gendered Intelligence’s Professional Services team can also advise theatres and other arts organisations on developing trans-inclusive policy and practice for the benefit of staff, artists and customers.
Our consultancy service for Creatives can:
We are open to working together with individuals and organisations on any aspect of trans-inclusion and welcome opportunities to collaborate on responses to new or developing requirements.
Examples of our collaborative approach to consultancy include
We have also built partnerships theatres across the UK, including West Yorkshire Playhouse, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Bristol Old Vic and London’s Royal Court Theatre.
A number of industry professionals have generously donated their time to take part in TransActing courses, whether as tutors or invited special guests.
Sarah Hughes (Sarah Hughes Casting, Frantic Assembly Theatre Company, Alan Ayckbourn and various TV work) joined us to talk about the auditioning process, and what casting directors look for as well as consideration of the value and importance of Spotlight, membership of Equity (the actors’ union) and the role of the agent.
Actor Sharon Duncan-Brewster talked about her experiences of the industry, as well as her recent role in the play Swallow Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh playing a trans character.
Actor Rebecca Root talked about her experience of playing Judy in the BBC Sitcom Boy Meets Girl and her other work on television and film.
Writers Jon Brittain and Peter Machen talked about writing & producing trans characters and storylines
If you are interested in finding out more about our consultancy services or to contributing to future TransActing courses, please get in touch.