From University of Oregon’s Around the O:
Music and dance dean works to boost women in higher ed
This piece from the University of Oregon’s student news website, Around the O, includes an interview with the Phyllis and Andrew Berwick Dean and professor of dance at the UO’s School of Music and Dance, Sabrina Madison-Cannon. In her interview, she discusses the work she’s done to promote equity within the program and offers advice to young female choreographers. The article also discusses Madison-Cannon’s piece “And Then There Were Five,” which was performed as part of Eugene Ballet’s “Celebration of the Uncommon Woman” program this past February. The article references DDP’s findings that most works are still choreographed by men, even despite the progress that has been made in the 30 years since Eugene Ballet first produced a “Celebration of the Uncommon Woman” program in 1992.
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