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Week one: Complete! ✔️ It has been incredible to see the CAPA College students back in the studios doing what they do best! https://t.co/hQlPQsQm0V3 days ago 5
RT @DominicBooth_: I am continuously in awe of this incredible school and I am forever proud to have “CAPA College” on my CV. The old studi…6 days ago 1
RT @GeorgiaGomx: Thank you for an amazing first day! Can’t wait to work hard for the next two years! 🤩 https://t.co/ehzWhqEx1e6 days ago 1
Alongside welcoming our second year students back through the doors of CAPA College, today was the first day of classes for our first year students! Here is a sneak peek of what they have been up to in the studios... we can't wait for another jam packed year! 🌟 https://t.co/V0IXXzQl4o7 days ago 5
Today we opened our doors to the new cohort of CAPA College students. After a quick temperature check, we can finally welcome our Class of 2022! You have an incredible two years ahead filled with outstanding training, learning and opportunities. 🌟 #CAPACollegeFam https://t.co/X7amTvh55O1 week ago 5
CAPA College staff have spent the past three days in training ahead of starting the new academic year. We are ready and excited to reopen our doors to the CAPA College students and have another incredible year!🌟 https://t.co/Sz1uVhwNDA2 weeks ago 9
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Nervous about starting CAPA College? There is no need to be... we are so excited to welcome our new cohort of students! Here are some tips from our 2020 graduates on how to succeed at CAPA College! https://t.co/HQc7mzSUHF2 weeks ago 7
RT @AlexBowen92: Well deserved short list for Claire Nicholson @CAPACOLLEGE @onedanceuk! She’s the reason I started dancing and I have ever…3 weeks ago 3

CAPA College stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter  

Over the past two weeks, staff and students at CAPA College have spent time reflecting, listening and learning in light of global events and the Black Lives Matter movement. To all of our black students, colleagues, alumni, artists, audiences and community – we see you, we hear you and we are with you. We stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter. 

We have had a multitude of open discussions with students in classes and tutorialsallowing both staff and students the opportunity the share their thoughts and feelings about Black Lives Matter. The compassion and bravery of our students has been incredible, and their input has been essential in planning how we can, should and will respond.  

We continue to put equality and accessibility to outstanding arts education at the heart of what we do but will strive to do more through our work to challenge racial injustices and amplify marginalised voices. As a starting point, CAPA College students discussed and shared their favourite books, films, TV shows and podcasts that highlight black history and the black experience today. There is more to do, and we acknowledge that this work is both ongoing and essentialFor now, CAPA College greatly encourages our readers to listen, learn and spread the message that Black Lives Matter. 

Find ways to help Black Lives Matter here: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ 

 

Recommendations 

TV Shows: 

  • When They See Us –2019, Created by Ava DuVernay 
  • The Hate You Give – 2018, Directed by George Tillman Jr. 
  • Atlanta –2016, Created by Donald Glover 
  • American Son –2019, Directed by Kenny Leon 
  • 13th – 2016, Directed by Ava DuVernay  

 

Films: 

  • BlacKKKlansman – 2018, Directed by Spike Lee 
  • Get Out – 2017, Directed by Jordan Peele 
  • The Help – 2011, Directed by Tate Taylor 
  • 12 Years a Slave – 2014, Directed by Steve McQueen 
  • Just Mercy – 2019, Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton 
  • Detroit – 2017, Directed by Kathryn Bigelow 

 

Books: 

  • To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee 
  • The Colour Purple – Alice Walker 
  • The Bluest Eye- Toni Morrison 
  • Noughts & Crosses – Malorie Blackman 

 

Books (non-fiction): 

  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou 
  • Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race – Reni Eddo-Lodge 
  • White Fragility – Robin Diangelo 
  • How to be an Antiracist – Ibram X. Kendi 
  • So You Want to Talk About Race – Ijeoma Oluo 

 

Podcasts: 

  • The Diversity Gap 
  • About Race with Reni Eddo-Lodge 
  • 1619a Podcast from The New York Times