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gender equality

A development initiative aimed at boosting the number of female musical theatre composers has been launched, following research that revealed the sector is dominated...

The female theatre community has become increasingly vocal about sexism in the arts. I won’t bother quoting statistics here – much more intelligent and...

Action plans put in place by theatres to improve diversity are failing to deliver change, Arts Council England's latest analysis has claimed. Staff from black,...

A system to encourage gender parity in theatre and TV casting is being launched in the UK. Neropa is a new concept invented by German...

Considering the number of all-male plays already in the theatrical canon, you might think we’d see more productions with all-female casts. This is hardly...

Theatres that do not report their gender pay gap under new government rules could face unlimited fines. Just one arts organisation that is obliged to...

Men directed 100% of Hull Truck and Oldham Coliseum in-house shows in year studied Male directors outnumbered women at 21 out of the...

The woman at the helm of the National Theatre’s Creative Diversity Project tells Lyn Gardner why she is determined to keep the conversation around...

Regarding your poll on how to refer to female performers (Comment, December 7), there is an asymmetry in these terms. ‘Actor’ can mean a female...
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