Getting diversity in dance right

Leading choreographers discuss the challenges, systemic issues and solutions to ensuring diversity in dance.

Force Majeure, Nothing to Lose. www.forcemajeure.com.au

Pushing the boundaries of contemporary dance making hybrid performance works or featuring disabled, older, or even untrained dancers, is challenging territory.

During a Culture Club panel Anyone Can Dance chaired by arts writer Caroline Baum, three leading choreographers including Lloyd Newson, artistic director of DV8; Rafael Bonachela, artistic director, Sydney Dance Company; and Kate Champion, founder and former artistic director of Force Majeure, shed light on their experiences.

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Christine Long
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Christine Long is a Sydney freelance journalist.