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gender equality

Gender inequality in the arts can only be solved with "direct intervention" such as quotas, leading campaigners have claimed. Women's rights organisation the Fawcett Society...

Director Marianne Elliott and actor Rosalie Craig have called for more lead roles for older women in "predominantly male theatre". Craig argued that a lack...

This year marks the 250th anniversary of the first modern circus, but the contribution of many female performers has been written out of history....

Theatre's largest employers have pledged to increase the number of women in technical roles in a bid to improve the gender pay gap, as...

Female directors are made to "live or die" on their first production while men are given more opportunity to experiment, leading directors including Rebecca...

Women are few and far between when it comes to orchestras, but a recent snapshot of the West End showed no female musical directors...

Caryl Churchill, Katie Mitchell and Lyn Gardner are among the recipients of the second annual Tonic Awards for women in theatre. Other winners included Gina...

I am in the midst of a career first. After 17 years (intermittently) treading the boards, I am delighted to be heading up West....

Outgoing English National Opera chief executive Cressida Pollock has claimed she was “publicly trashed” when her appointment was announced three years ago. Pollock, who was...
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