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DDP Finds Massive Funding Gap Between Contemporary Dance V. Ballet in the U.S. but Determines Leadership of Contemporary Dance Companies is Much More Gender Equitable

Dance Data Project® (DDP) today released its third annual Artistic & Executive Leadership Report, doubling the scope of ballet companies surveyed to 100 and, for the first time, including compensation analysis for associate artistic directors and other highly paid individuals, in addition to previously surveyed artistic and executive directors.

WBUR News: Where are the Women in Ballet?

18 September 2015 By Sharon Basco When the Boston Ballet Company was founded 52 years ago, ballet was a matriarchy, and George Balanchine’s familiar quote “ballet is woman” made sense. Boston’s was one of eight ballet companies started in cities across the U.S. — including Philadelphia, Houston and Washington D.C. — that were launched with a […]

DDP’s 2020-2021 Season Overview Finds Men Choreograph 69 Percent of all Works Programmed by Largest 50 U.S. Ballet Companies – Some Progress Noted in a Pandemic Restricted Year

Dance Data Project® (DDP) today released its third annual Artistic & Executive Leadership Report, doubling the scope of ballet companies surveyed to 100 and, for the first time, including compensation analysis for associate artistic directors and other highly paid individuals, in addition to previously surveyed artistic and executive directors.

DDP Cited in Article “OBT: More questions than answers”

25 August 2021 By Jamuna Chiarini In the wake of the ballet company’s abrupt split with artistic leader Kevin Irving, much remains unresolved and unexplained   In June, Oregon Ballet Theatre announced the resignation of Kevin Irving, its artistic director of eight years. When I spoke with Board of Trustees President ​​Allison Lane Lyneham at […]

DDP Founder & President Liza Yntema featured in The Indispensables podcast: Bringing gender equity to the world of dance

Dance Data Project® (DDP) today released its third annual Artistic & Executive Leadership Report, doubling the scope of ballet companies surveyed to 100 and, for the first time, including compensation analysis for associate artistic directors and other highly paid individuals, in addition to previously surveyed artistic and executive directors.