Ruby Slippers Theatre and Equity in Theatre have partnered with the Fringe to showcase dramatic readings of five new plays by Canadian women playwrights. According to a national study, women account for less than a third of artistic directors, working directors, and produced playwrights in professional Canadian theatre. Hence, Advance Theatre!
A Gender-Based Analysis of Theatre Awards in Canada, 1992 - 2015
This report outlines the results of a study examining a gendered breakdown of Canadian theatre award recipients from 1992 to 2015. The study aims to raise important questions about gender equity in theatre.
Every time you attend a show, support an artist, or vote in an election, you are helping to shape the direction of Canadian theatre. Want to do more? Here are strategic suggestions and 7-step instructions for creating change!
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