Arcola Women’s Company are putting female stories centre stage.
Open to any female-identifying, non-binary or trans person over 18, the Women’s Company focuses on creating work around the role of women in arts and culture, gender disparity, feminism and general female empowerment. The group will present their first production ‘Smile, Darling’ in April 2018, as part of the Creative/Disruption festival.
To express an interest in future productions please register 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