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People Chrissie Poulter


Chrissie is a director/deviser working with actors & non-actors to create persuasive performances on & …

Blog How The Table came to be – reflections from Claire Macdonald 08.03.12 How The Table came to be – reflections from Claire Macdonald


I’m sitting in an empty room, in Leeds, at Yorkshire Dance. It’s the afternoon of …

Links Magdalena Breaking ground and making waves for three decades


The groundbreaking feminist theatre network, Magdalena, has been working across cultures and genres for almost …

Links What’s your idea of the childless spinster? Feminist Times - the latest social taboo


Feminist Times is in praise of interesting women. A PR, advertising and celebrity free magazine …

People Rachel Krische


Senior Lecturer and course leader in Dance at Leeds Metropolitan University, Rachel is a member …

Links Tamara Rojo Interview in Time Out


The artistic director of the English National Ballet wants dance to stop being seen as…

People Liz Lerman


Liz Lerman is a choreographer, performer, writer, educator and speaker, and the recipient of numerous …

Links Lucia René Unplugging the Patriarchy interview


A Project Avalon interview with author, teacher, mystic and woman’s activist Lucia René. An intriguing …

Links Bringing Up Britain A debate about parenting


Mariella Frostrup hosts a debate about parenting with families, experts and policy-makers, on Radio 4.…

Links Orchestrating Impartiality


Orchestrating Impartiality: The Impact of “Blind” Auditions on Female Musicians

A revealing study into the …

People Deanna Shoemaker


Deanna Shoemaker is an Associate Professor of Communication/Performance Studies at Monmouth University in New Jersey. …

Activity Across The Table


Mentoring amongst peers and across generations is inherent in the structure and development of The …

People Lou Cope


Lou Cope is a British dramaturg, writer and teacher, who recently moved from Belgium to …

Activity Charlotte Vincent’s presentation from the Dance UK National Choreographer’s Conference 2013


Dance UK’s National Choreographers’ Conference took place on the 11th May at Sadler’s Wells in …

Activity Coming to The Table: Liz Lerman in conversation with Charlotte Vincent


Liz Lerman is the first voice captured for Coming To The Table, a series of …

Activity The Leeds Table Dinner


Charlotte and Claire held the first Table Dinner at Yorkshire Dance in Leeds, on the …

Links Four women choreographers…


From a sociopolitical sensation to an explorer of the tensions of motherhood, Luke Jennings profiles …

Links TEDWomen Reshaping the future


TED talks from inspiring women worldwide, including Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg looking at why a …

Links the f word Contemporary UK Feminism


The f-word is an online magazine dedicated to talking about and sharing ideas on contemporary …

People Claire MacDonald


Since Claire co-founded Impact Theatre Co-operative in Leeds in 1978, she has been a theatre …