Women's Art Agencies to the Rescue!
Darricades, Karen, Herizons
WOMEN'S ART AGENCIES DO MORE THAN SHOW WOMEN'S ART. THEY MUST ALSO DEFEND IT.
When Kelly Thornton became the artistic director of Toronto's Nightwood Theatre in 2002, she was often asked why there was a need for a women's theatre company.
In order to explore that question on an ongoing basis, Thornton assembled the National Advisory Committee of Equity in Canadian Theatre, a group that puts gender inequities in Canadian theatre under the microscope and advocates for the improved representation of women artists in theatres affiliated with the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT). Every two years, the committee conducts a poll on the state of the …
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Publication information: Article title: Women's Art Agencies to the Rescue!. Contributors: Darricades, Karen - Author. Magazine title: Herizons. Volume: 25. Issue: 2 Publication date: Fall 2011. Page number: 20+. © 2008 Herizons Magazine, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.