Arcola Women’s Company are putting female stories centre stage.
Open to any female-identifying person over 18, the Women’s Company focuses on creating work around the role of women in arts and culture, gender disparity, feminism and female empowerment. There will be an expression of interest meeting at Arcola Theatre on 4 October at 7pm. If you are interested in attending, please fill out the form below:
- Although women make up 51% of the population, of plays performed in the UK only 39% of actors, 36% of directors and 28% of writers are women.
- Of the artistic directors working across the 179 theatre organisations in Arts Council England’s national portfolio, 63% are male and 37% are female.
- Of the 46 artistic directors working across organisations in receipt of £500,000 or more, only 24% are female.
Tonic Theatre: http://www.tonictheatre-advance.co.uk
Purple Seven: http://purpleseven.com/media.ashx/gender-thought-leadership.pdf