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What is Colorblind Casting and its cause?

What is Colorblind Casting and its cause?

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It is not uncommon to see casting director using white actors instead of Blacks or Asians in stage or films, even though they may not match the original description of the playwright. Many people take it as colorblind casting, which is the non-traditional casting without considering the actor’s ethnicity. However, it is just a partial meaning of this term. In practice, colorblind casting has a broader usage. It can be white people who play the role of black. In turn, black people can also be cast the characters that used to be performed by the whites, although it is rare. In addition, this term is not only shown on the casting process but a principle that can be utilized when the playwright creates the characters. Under this guidance, the author does not point out the races of the charact