Jami Rogers

Jami Rogers trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) and holds an MA and a PhD from the University of Birmingham. Previously she worked for PBS and at WGBH-TV/Boston on PBS’s television series Masterpiece Theatre. She teaches Shakespeare and acting, including at ArtsEd and the Universities of Birmingham, Warwick and Wolverhampton. Jami created the British Black and Asian Shakespeare Performance Database as part of the AHRC-funded Multicultural Shakespeare project at the University of Warwick. She is an Honorary Fellow at the University of Warwick and sits on the Committee of The Act For Change Project. She has undertaken several studies on diversity in television for Equity’s Race Equality Committee and the Sir Lenny Henry Centre for Media Diversity. Her monograph British Black and Asian Shakespeareans, 1966-2018: Integrating Shakespeare is published by Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare.