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Jaha, ska vi börja räkna repliker nu? : om skådespelerskors lika rätt på den svenska teaterscenen

Axerup, Johanna LU (2010) MRSK30 20092
Human Rights Studies
Centre for Theology and Religious Studies
Abstract
All people, regardless of gender, are entitled to participate in cultural life. 41% of the permanent actors and actresses at the Royal Dramatic Theater in Stockholm are women. Only 34% of the Malmö Theater roles in 2009 went to actresses. There is a male norm, not only in Swedish society, but also in the Swedish theater. How does this norm look like and what methods are required to change it?
Even in Sweden theater colleges, there is a clear gender division. Two female drama students, from two different theater schools in Sweden, have in an official letter describing their distrust of the education. They believe that their male classmates get more teaching time because they almost exclusively gets the larger, male and more complex roles.... (More)
All people, regardless of gender, are entitled to participate in cultural life. 41% of the permanent actors and actresses at the Royal Dramatic Theater in Stockholm are women. Only 34% of the Malmö Theater roles in 2009 went to actresses. There is a male norm, not only in Swedish society, but also in the Swedish theater. How does this norm look like and what methods are required to change it?
Even in Sweden theater colleges, there is a clear gender division. Two female drama students, from two different theater schools in Sweden, have in an official letter describing their distrust of the education. They believe that their male classmates get more teaching time because they almost exclusively gets the larger, male and more complex roles. The drama students' letter is also a criticism of the project that Sweden's four theaters colleges jointly worked with during the years 2007-2009, Att gestalta kön, to play and depict sex. The project, Att gestalta kön, has worked according to that the students and teachers should work from a gender perspective, make active and conscious gender choices in education and on the stage.
In my essay, I will try to highlight the male norm on the Swedish theatre stage and try to inspire to a quest for a gender unbiased interpretation on the stage and in the Swedish theatrical arts. Actors, actresses and the Swedish society have to gain from that theater is becoming more gender sensitive and equitable. However, an equal performing art cannot be achieved by a single individual or only by actresses. Actors, actresses and the Swedish society must work together to achieve the goal. (Less)
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author
Axerup, Johanna LU
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organization
course
MRSK30 20092
year
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Kvinnliga skådespelare, Genusmedveten gestaltning, Svensk teater, Feminism, Skådespelerskor
language
Swedish
id
1526088
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2010-03-04 14:46:48
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  abstract     = {All people, regardless of gender, are entitled to participate in cultural life. 41% of the permanent actors and actresses at the Royal Dramatic Theater in Stockholm are women. Only 34% of the Malmö Theater roles in 2009 went to actresses. There is a male norm, not only in Swedish society, but also in the Swedish theater. How does this norm look like and what methods are required to change it? 
Even in Sweden theater colleges, there is a clear gender division. Two female drama students, from two different theater schools in Sweden, have in an official letter describing their distrust of the education. They believe that their male classmates get more teaching time because they almost exclusively gets the larger, male and more complex roles. The drama students' letter is also a criticism of the project that Sweden's four theaters colleges jointly worked with during the years 2007-2009, Att gestalta kön, to play and depict sex. The project, Att gestalta kön, has worked according to that the students and teachers should work from a gender perspective, make active and conscious gender choices in education and on the stage. 
In my essay, I will try to highlight the male norm on the Swedish theatre stage and try to inspire to a quest for a gender unbiased interpretation on the stage and in the Swedish theatrical arts. Actors, actresses and the Swedish society have to gain from that theater is becoming more gender sensitive and equitable. However, an equal performing art cannot be achieved by a single individual or only by actresses. Actors, actresses and the Swedish society must work together to achieve the goal.},
  author       = {Axerup, Johanna},
  keyword      = {Kvinnliga skådespelare,Genusmedveten gestaltning,Svensk teater,Feminism,Skådespelerskor},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Jaha, ska vi börja räkna repliker nu? : om skådespelerskors lika rätt på den svenska teaterscenen},
  year         = {2010},
}