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Award Winning Actress – Kate Normington

This week on Womanity – Women in Unity, Dr. Amaleya Goneos-Malka talks to award-winning multi-talented actress Kate Normington. We explore acting as a profession from her experiences and perspective as a woman. We touch on aspects that have contributed to her longevity in the industry, from patience and faith in pursuit of roles during periods of uncertainty and taking advantage of situations, to reinventing yourself through continual learning to remain relevant. We touch on limitations concerning the body of work available to women, remarking on various media studies from the likes of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in the Media and tests such as Bechdel-Wallace, which demonstrate that females are significantly underrepresented in film, accounting for an average of just 30% of speaking roles. Yet, media is an enduring platform that is an intrinsic part of many cultures thus women deserve equal exposure and to be portrayed inclusively. Tune in for more…

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