Producer James Bierman has announced a partnership amongst the forthcoming manufacturing of Prima Facie and charity The Faculties Consent Undertaking.
Prima Facie, which yesterday began rehearsals, will start performances at the Harold Pinter Theatre on Friday 15 April (Press Evening: Wednesday 27 April at 7:00pm) and enjoy a strictly minimal 9-7 days time.
In the course of the season, the manufacturing is providing absent free of charge tickets to 10 partner college teams that work with the charity, so they can convey their pupils to see the present and access further ancillary guidance. Alongside this the manufacturing will be donating and raising dollars all through the operate to aid the necessary get the job done the charity does to teach young people today in the United kingdom about consent.
Set up in 2014 by barrister Kate Parker, The Schools Consent Undertaking is a charity which sends lawyers into schools to teach 11-18 yr olds the legal definition of consent and critical sexual offences. Their goal is to normalise these sorts of discussions amongst young men and women to empower young people to discover and communicate their boundaries, and to respect them in other people. To date, they have spoken to over 20,000 youthful men and women throughout the country.
Kate Parker commented:
“The Educational facilities Consent Venture is delighted to be partnering with Jodie, James and the whole Prima Facie team for the duration of its two-thirty day period operate at the Harold Pinter Theatre. The participate in shines a critical spotlight on the themes of consent, the criminal justice procedure and the female knowledge – matters we examine everyday with younger people today in lecture rooms throughout the place in our law firm-led workshops on consent. The production is radical for a West Conclusion stage, as is its willingness to have a wider neighborhood arrive at. We are really psyched about the impact of this partnership on the behaviour and imagining of the youthful folks we get the job done with.
Jodie Comer commented:
“The Universities Consent Challenge is some thing that I wish experienced been readily available to my mates and me rising up. It truly is vital that we include more youthful folks in this critical conversation. It is really an honour to be equipped to husband or wife with this terrific initiative.”
Rebecca Lucy TAYLOR commented:
“I frequently get requested how can it adjust? What can be completed. An us vs them mentality is pointless. The system is instilled from delivery and the only way to make genuine extended lasting modify that just isn’t born out of concern or force is education and learning. The complicity of women in our ‘behaving’ goes hand in hand with the entitlement presented to and inspired in adult males. If I experienced been taught in school to even marginally question for a lot more my everyday living would have performed out differently. I am thrilled to assistance and work with this charity and uncover a way to outcome adjust alongside one another.”
James Bierman commented:
“All of us included in PRIMA FACIE are honoured to be ready to spotlight and assist the essential and outstanding work that Kate and her workforce at THE Educational facilities CONSENT Venture do up and down the nation. To check out and transform the horrific concentrations of sexual assault we have in this nation we have to adjust the way we as a society see and discuss about consent. By educating younger folks the Colleges Consent Task staff are earning the potential a better position.”
For further more information, make sure you see https://www.schoolsconsentproject.com
Prima Facie, directed by Justin Martin, stars Jodie Comer. She will enjoy Tessa in this gripping, a person-man or woman perform which usually takes us to the heart of where by emotion and expertise collide with the procedures of the game.
Tessa is a thoroughbred. A younger, excellent barrister who loves to earn. She has worked her way up from doing the job class origins to be at the top rated of her video game defending cross inspecting and lights up the shadows of question in any case. An sudden event forces her to confront the strains in which the patriarchal electric power of the law, burden of proof and morals diverge.