Articles from the ‘Feminism in Ballet’ collection

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Keep The Status Quo!

BY EMMALY WIEDERHOLT; DRAWINGS BY MAGGIE STACK For the past month, I’ve interviewed several female choreographers and artistic directors of ballet companies across the country on…

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Listening to Other Voices

An Interview with Scott Putman BY EMMALY WIEDERHOLT Scott Putman is a professor of dance at Virginia Commonwealth University and the artistic director of Amaranth Contemporary…

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She Said

BY WIEBKE SCHUSTER “It’s like throwing tradition back in a traditionalist’s face.” A recent reaction from me while ranting on about why, in an art form…

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Perpetuating the Problem

An Interview with Jessica Lang Editor’s note: For the past few weeks, I have interviewed several female choreographers on the topic of choreographic opportunities for women in…

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How to Tip the Scale

An Interview with Zoé Henrot BY EMMALY WIEDERHOLT Zoé Henrot is the artistic director of St. Paul Ballet, an artist-led dance company where Zoé also dances…