Spin/Stir Women’s Physical Theatre Collective

Company name: Spin/Stir Women’s Physical Theatre Collective Established: 1990 Founders: Vanessa Lee and Joelle Taylor Reason: To produce new writing by women for the theatre. ‘The Canon of classical drama as it now stands was not written for women and clearly it was not written by them. The roles written for men outnumber the roles written for women about seven to one and the plays written by men outnumber those written by women about ten to one. For the most part the roles that do exist for women have been imagined, developed and created by men. The classics do have a few major roles … Continue reading Spin/Stir Women’s Physical Theatre Collective