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Organisations, blogs and events

 

The Bench

 

 

 

 

The Female Choreographers’ Collective

by Holly Noble and Jane Coulston

 

Gender in Dance

by Isaac Ouro-Gnao

 

Luke Jenning’s blog with various posts relating to gender in dance

 

 

 

 

Open space event on gender and (in)equality in the dance industry

by Cloud Dance Festival

 

 

 

The Table

by Charlotte Vincent and

Claire Macdonald

 

Women of Mass Destruction

by Lydia Fraser-Ward

 

Our own blog

 

 

General articles

 

1976 and 2016

Are Women Dancers Still Discriminated Against?

By Wendy Perron

http://wendyperron.com/is-there-a-bias-against-women-in-dance-then-now/

 

1982

Why Women Dominate Modern Dance

by Roger Copeland in The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/1982/04/18/arts/why-women-dominate-modern-dance.html?pagewanted=all

 

2008

Female Choreographers Face Slippery Career Steps

by Angeli R. Rasbury in Women’s E News  

http://womensenews.org/2008/02/female-choreographers-face-slippery-career-steps/

 

2013

Why are women choreographers two steps behind the lords of the dance?

by Judith Mackrell in The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2013/apr/19/women-choreographers-experiment-laban-dance?CMP=share_btn_tw

 

Sexism in dance: where are all the female choreographers?

by Luke Jennings in The Observer

http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2013/apr/28/women-choreographers-glass-ceiling

 

Dance…this is a man’s world

by Katie Colombus in The Stage

https://www.thestage.co.uk/opinion/2013/dance-this-is-a-mans-world/

 

Where are the Female Choreographers? Panel Discussion

by One Dance UK

http://www.danceuktv.com/where-are-female-choreographers

 

2015

How can we give female choreographers a lift? Join Rambert's debate

by Judith Mackrell in The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/stage/dance-blog/2015/oct/12/dance-female-choreographers-rambert-debate

 

Dance must overcome ‘condescending’ attitude to female choreographers

by Georgia Snow in The Stage

https://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2015/dance-must-overcome-condescending-attitude-to-female-choreographers/

 

2016

The Strange Case of the Missing Choreographers...

by Teresa Guerreiro in Ballet Position

http://www.balletposition.com/blog/the-strange-case-of-the-missing-choreographers

 

Sexism In Dance: Where Are All The Female Choreographers?

by Rachel Moss in Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/sexism-in-dance-female-choreographers_uk_5720dc9fe4b06bf544e11e52

 

Ballet Has A Sexism Problem, And Even Its Brightest Stars Don’t Know How To Solve It

By Chloe Angyal in Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ballet-has-a-sexism-problem-and-even-its-brightest-stars-dont-know-how-to-solve-it_us_574df579e4b0757eaeb0ed47?wzdxelig212it3xr

 

At the top of theatre: Where are all the women?

By Lily Kelting in Exberliner

http://www.exberliner.com/culture/stage/alexandra-georgieva-interview/

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Tamara Rojo's 'She Said' at the English National Ballet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

English National Ballet’s blog posts relating to She Said

http://blog.ballet.org.uk/tag/she-said/

 

She Said in Conversation Panel Discussion

by English National Ballet

https://soundcloud.com/english-national-ballet/she-said-in-conversation

 

Tamara Rojo: Female choreographers lack confidence to say yes

by Hannah Furness in The Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/celebritynews/12057057/Tamara-Rojo-Female-choreographers-lack-confidence-to-say-yes.html

 

Sexism in the dance world

by Griselda Murray Brown and Richard Topping in The Financial Times

http://video.ft.com/4804047522001/Sexism-in-the-dance-world/life-and-arts

 

Meet the three ex-ballerinas proving choreography is for girls

by Charlotte Lytton in The Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/life/meet-the-three-ex-ballerinas-proving-choreography-is-for-girls/

 

She Said review – three steps forward for women

by Luke Jennings in The Observer

http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2016/apr/17/she-said-english-national-ballet-review-sadlers-wells-tamara-rojo 

 

English National Ballet: She Said review – Frida Kahlo and fantastic beasts in mixed evening

by Judith Mackrell in The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2016/apr/14/english-national-ballet-she-said-review-sadlers-wells-london

 

She Said, dance review: 'A marvellous image of creativity and power' - ballerina Tamara Rojo plays artist Frida Kahlo

by Zoë Anderson in The Independent

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/theatre-dance/she-said-dance-review-a-marvellous-image-of-creativity-and-power-ballerina-tamara-rojo-plays-artist-a6984516.html

 

English National Ballet’s She Said review at Sadler’s Wells, London

by Neil Norman in The Stage

https://www.thestage.co.uk/reviews/2016/english-national-ballets-she-said-review-at-sadlers-wells/

 

Review: She Said, Sadler’s Wells

by Emily May in A Younger Theatre

http://www.ayoungertheatre.com/review-she-said-sadlers-wells/

 

She Said, dance review: Rojo paints a different picture of Kahlo in women’s triple bill

by Lyndsey Winship in The Evening Standard

http://www.standard.co.uk/goingout/theatre/she-said-dance-review-rojo-paints-a-different-picture-of-kahlo-in-women-s-triple-bill-a3225201.html 

 

Seen and Now Heard: ENB’s ‘She Said’ Gives Women Choreographers a Voice

by Meghan Feeks in The Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/meghan-feeks/seen-and-now-heard-enbs-s_b_9718798.html

 

Elsewhere: How One Dance Company Is Helping Women Get a Leg Up in Ballet

by Samantha Cowan in Take Part

http://www.takepart.com/article/2016/04/18/ballet-female-choreographers 

"The female choreographers row"

 

Akram Khan: ‘Don’t have more female choreographers for the sake of it’

by Georgia Snow in The Stage

https://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2016/akram-khan-dont-have-more-female-choreographers-for-the-sake-of-it/

 

You’re wrong, Akram. We do need more female choreographers

by Luke Jennings in The Observer

http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2016/jan/18/akram-khan-more-female-choreographers-for-the-sake-of-it-luke-jennings-reply

 

I’m having trouble finding an anti-woman conspiracy in dance

by Ismene Brown in The Spectator http://blogs.spectator.co.uk/2016/01/im-having-troubling-finding-an-anti-woman-conspiracy-in-dance/

 

Akram Khan backlash as 400 sign open letter following female choreographer comments

by Georgia Snow in The Stage

https://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2016/akram-khan-backlash-as-400-sign-open-letter-following-female-choreographer-comments/

 

Choreography row: Akram Khan responds

by Georgia Snow in The Stage https://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2016/choreography-row-akram-khan-responds/

 

Feature: Writing from Silence

by A Transnational Collective of Dance Scholars and Artists of Colour in London Dance

http://londondance.com/articles/features/writing-from-silence-transnational-collective/

 

Arlene Phillips: ‘Female choreographers must stand their ground’

by Matthew Hemley in The Stage

https://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2016/arlene-phillips-female-choreographers-must-stand-their-ground/

 

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