UK Backstage Entertainment Industry Mental Health Awareness Report 2019

The team behind the ground-breaking ‘Blackout’ installation are pleased to release the results of the “UK Backstage Entertainment Industry’s Evaluation on Mental Health Awareness”. This pioneering study was launched alongside the acclaimed 6-minute immersive experience at the 2019 PLASA Show in London. The Academic analysis was conducted by Dr Paul Hanna, Research Director in Clinical Psychology at the University of Surrey, who has been working with the core creative team since they launched the installation in May at The Guildford School of Acting. The evaluation has been funded by leading industry associations PLASA, ALD, ASD ABTT and PSA.