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Jasmin Vardimon wins the 2013 International Theatre Institute (ITI) Award for Excellence in Dance

29 May 2013

Flying the flag for Britain’s top female choreographers, Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist, Jasmin Vardimon, has been awarded the 2013 International Theatre Institute (ITI) Award for Excellence in International Dance. Presented by the Director of the British Centre, Neville Shulman CBE, Vardimon has been chosen for this prestigious award in recognition of her outstanding choreographic work […]

The Observer: Sexism in Dance? Where are all the female choreographers?

29 April 2013

As a nation we are well supplied with choreographers. Matthew Bourne, Akram Khan, Wayne McGregor, Liam Scarlett, Christopher Wheeldon… the list goes on. All are highly acclaimed, players on the world stage, their services booked for years ahead. So why are their female colleagues struggling for visibility? Why, when British dance was founded by women […]