Thu, 07 Apr|
Navigating Consent & Power In Rehearsals - For Choreographers, Rehearsal Directors & Producers
Join Rachel Vogler for a short online workshop on consent & power aimed for dancers.
Time & Location
07 Apr 2022, 18:15 – 19:30 BST
About the Event
In this online workshop, Rachel will offer insights, research and practical tools to navigate consent and power in the rehearsal room.
You will deep-dive into some main messages around consent and power, understanding critical concepts of ‘freedom’ and ‘capacity’ in detail in order to critically asses myths around consent and its application in the rehearsal room. Then we will work together to build a bank of resources including exercises, phrases, rehearsal room charters and other such resources to support the ethical use of power in rehearsal rooms.
More about Rachel:
Rachel is a women's rights campaigner, specialising in sexual violence prevention work. She has been running Houselights, a project set up to tackle institutional power abuse and sexual misconduct in the theatre world since 2018 and has worked with a wide of drama schools, theatres and entertainment unions during that time. She is currently a postgraduate at SOAS in the Gender Studies department and will begin her PhD at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama researching sexual violence in the theatrical institution.
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