Irish Women Making Dance - The Introduction
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Ahead of our first roundtable discussion with six women making dance in Ireland, Emma Lister and cohost Zoë Ashe-Browne give a (tiny) bit of Irish history and pose the driving question of this new mini series: In a time when the conversation in dance often turns to the predominance of men in roles of leadership, why are there so many women choreographing  in Ireland?

Zoë Ashe-Browne  is the winner of the Markievicz Award 2021.

This mini series has been made possible by support from the Arts Council Ireland on behalf of the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.

REFERENCES
Dance Data Project census 2021

Lecture on Constance Markievicz by Prof Paseta

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