Justine Reeve

June Recap: Dance Umbrella says Man Up

It’s that time once again and it’s been a bit of a quiet month. But it looks like the beacon has been passed onto Dance Umbrella to continue what seems to be the most active year for the gender inequality debate. 

Man Up. A saying itself quite charged with issues of gender prejudice. Though I suspect it was chosen for that very same reason.

Dance Umbrella is introducing yet another debate on the topic – Man Up: The Gender of Choreography. Is it time for quotas? (more…)

March Recap: New satirical documentary shines new light on the debate

What’s been in the news in March? Unfortunately, it looks like another quiet one. Well, in terms of mainstream media. You’ll be happy to know a lot of practitioners have continued to be busy bodies behind the scenes!

The Justin Reeve Company have taken to satire to contribute to the debate. Smacks of Naff is a “documentary that follows 5 dance makers, their works, experiences and views”. (more…)