"I set Beyond Face up because I feel passionate to ensure that there is better representation on our stages & in arts buildings. No longer can "the South West isn't very diverse" be an excuse. I am reallyproud of what we have achieved so far, but we also have a long way to go, I am so ready to make it happen."
Theatre Artist/Youth Company Assistant Practitioner
Beyond Face isn’t just another theatre company. This is a Company set to change the ecology of theatre and performance, starting here in the South West and rippling outwards. This is contemporary, exciting work made by artists, and for audiences who have been ignored for too long. '
I have been working with Beyond Face since early 2018. Being part of such a passionate and dedicated team has massively accelerated my development as an artist and in that time I have been able to refine my skills and discover talents I didn’t know I had.
Their ethos is clear and they deliver on it, providing so many opportunities and opening doors that so far have been closed to artists of colour, especially in this region. Being a part of Beyond Face has given me the confidence to say we are here, we do exist and we’re not going anywhere.
Youth Company Practitioner
Charice is a performer, writer and performance poet based in Exeter.
Dance Development/Dance Artist/Mentor
Beyond Face are incredibly tenacious… challenging the arts industry at the highest level. Their work, current and relatable, speaks to those who often feel marginalised and unrepresented. For artists this company provide such an important space to come together, to share, be heard and flourish.