Links

The Act For Change Project to strengthen diversity in the live and recorded arts, and to communicate to the unrepresented audiences that a future exists with them firmly featured in it.

Bechdel Theatre Blog Musings from Bechdel Theatre founder Beth Watson, including responses to articles and shows addressing gender and feminist issues.

The Bechdel Movie List A complete up-to-date list of films that pass the Bechdel Test, that originally inspired our endeavor to list plays that do the same.

Bechdel Test Fest Our sisters of the silver screen, celebrating films that pass the Bechdel Test.

The Bechdel Project New Yorkers who produce new plays and films that pass the Bechdel Test.

Devoted & Disgruntled hold open space events to talk about the future of theatre. This is where Bechdel Theatre was born!

Equal Representation for Actresses campaign to see women represented on screen, television and theatre in equal numbers to men. Get in touch with them on twitter @ERA50_50

GAP Salon hold meetings to talk about gender and performance.

LGBTQ Arts reviews shows with LGBTQ+ characters and creatives. Their ‘Raising Our Voices’ project also provides a platform lesser heard voices from the LGBTQ+ communities.

The Mono Box  is a collaborative, not-for-profit network that caters for actors and theatre-makers seeking alternative, affordable training. In 2017 we applied the Bechdel Test to their collection of over 3000 plays, identifying the plays that pass the test with stickers to help Mono Boxers to identify scripts with autonomous female characters.

Siberian Lights Theatre Company Hold free weekly all-female playreadings at The Pleasance Theatre and professional acting workshops for women. They’re working with writers to develop their first female-led productions.

Sphinx Theatre Legendary women’s theatre company, hosts of women in theatre discussion salons at the Actor’s Centre. Creators of the Sphinx Test: a more in-depth set of questions than the Bechdel Test, for theatre-makers and writers.

Waking The Feminists campaign for gender equity in theatre, began in Ireland, but increasingly working world-wide.

Whoop n Wail a 50/50 gender-equal new writing night where every play must pass the Bechdel Test.

 

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