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What makes creative people tick? How do they find and develop their inspiration? Welcome to the podcast that draws back the curtain on the inventive mind and its artistic process with a series of interviews between host Emma Lister and performers, choreographers, designers and other artists. Look out for our special mini-series, like 'Ballet for the 21st Century' and 'Dance in the Time of Corona'. read less
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Ballet Taboo - Cancel Culture Part II
15-12-2022
Ballet Taboo - Cancel Culture Part II
This week hosts Emma Lister, Amy Drew and Matthew Paluch continue their discussion of the phenomenon of “cancel culture” in the ballet and dance world. Please do listen to Part I first if you haven't! Where does the term 'cancel culture' come from, what are the mechanisms at work? How does it apply to ballet? What about calls to reclaim it as 'accountability culture'? We are talking about  the Rosie Kay debacle, Liam Scarlett and the recent pressure to ostracise Russian dancers who don't denounce Putin.Wish us luck… This episode is in two, more digestible parts, both are out now. REFERENCES·       https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/madness-of-crowds-9781472959959/·      https://www.insider.com/cancel-culture-meaning-history-origin-phrase-used-negatively-2020-7·      https://yougov.co.uk/topics/politics/articles-reports/2021/12/22/cancel-culture-what-views-are-britons-afraid-expre·      https://screenrant.com/gone-with-wind-movie-problematic-slavery-racism-reason/·      https://www.dancemagazine.com/nutcracker-racist/·      https://www.danceaustralia.com.au/expertise/cancel-culture-and-the-ballet·      https://www.scotsman.com/whats-on/arts-and-entertainment/scottish-ballet-to-make-important-changes-to-the-nutcracker-after-anti-racism-review-3445761·      Ratmanksy Instagram post·      https://www.dancemagazine.com/liam-scarlett-cancel-culture/·      Paris Opera Report·      https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2022/feb/26/ballet-goes-on-as-uk-audience-backs-russian-dancers
Ballet Taboo - Cancel Culture Part I
15-12-2022
Ballet Taboo - Cancel Culture Part I
This week, in part I, host Emma Lister and Matthew Paluch discuss the phenomenon of 'cancel culture' in the ballet and dance world. Where does this term come from and what are the mechanisms at work? How does it apply to ballet? What about calls to reclaim it as 'accountability culture'? We will be discussing the recent instances of 'cancelling' The Nutcracker and the removal of ballet from auditions at a UK dance institute.Wish us luck…This episode is in two, more digestible parts, both are out now. REFERENCES·       https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/madness-of-crowds-9781472959959/·      https://www.insider.com/cancel-culture-meaning-history-origin-phrase-used-negatively-2020-7·      https://yougov.co.uk/topics/politics/articles-reports/2021/12/22/cancel-culture-what-views-are-britons-afraid-expre·      https://screenrant.com/gone-with-wind-movie-problematic-slavery-racism-reason/·      https://www.dancemagazine.com/nutcracker-racist/·      https://www.danceaustralia.com.au/expertise/cancel-culture-and-the-ballet·      https://www.scotsman.com/whats-on/arts-and-entertainment/scottish-ballet-to-make-important-changes-to-the-nutcracker-after-anti-racism-review-3445761·      Ratmanksy Instagram post·      https://www.dancemagazine.com/liam-scarlett-cancel-culture/·      Paris Opera Report·      https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2022/feb/26/ballet-goes-on-as-uk-audience-backs-russian-dancers