Where are the women?
Originally published in Dance Australia
9 October 2017
In the October issue of Dance Australia, and article discussed the issue prevalent around the world, inequity in female choreographic representation. “In an artform that is otherwise so dominated by women, it is strange that female choreographers are so far and few between. In Australia, you can count them on one hand.”
The article continues to discuss the work of Alice Topp, one of the few female classical choreographers in the country. According to this source, many female choreographers move to contemporary companies, where they are more likely to receive commissions and better pay.
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