Pamela Jikiemi Head of Film, Television and Radio at RADA is a classically trained actor, with postgraduate study completed at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Pamela is also currently a PhD candidate exploring representation in actor training which she discussed in her Bridgerton: Regency, Race and Representation: symposium panel event.
Pamela has worked creatively and extensively as an actor/director/producer (television, radio, film, theatre and voiceover, nationally and internationally) in Senior Management and as Department Head/Unit Leader/Visiting Lecturer in Broadcast, VFX/Design Post-Production, Digital Media, actor training, theatre and screen.
Pamela has garnered awards and high recognition for the short films she has produced for RADA. Her strong track record of acting, film producing, leadership and industry links ideally places her to recognise the transferable skills needed to pursue highly rewarding, composite careers in a fast moving, always challenging but constantly evolving media entertainment industry.
Published works: a chapter titled, “Training or Racialisation? The Case of the Black British Trainee Actor” published in Progress in Education 56.