Articles about “The Akram Khan row” from early 2016

The unequal representation of female choreographers on large and/or mainstream stages has been discussed in the media and in dance literature. Please click on the category “Female choreographers in media & literature” to view further selections.

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“The Akram Khan row” in early 2016

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/

Constructing Success by Anita Wadsworth on Jigsaw Glue

https://jigsawglue.wordpress.com/2016/01/22/152/

 

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