Story: Gender inequalities

Vital Statistics theatre company

Vital Statistics theatre company

Vital Statistics was a women's theatre company that toured the North Island in the mid-1980s. The shows, which were put together by the members of the group, used comedy, music and statistics to explore and push back against female stereotypes, and . Director Aileen Davidson (left) and performers (left to right) Perry Piercy, Stella Duffy and Nicola Manthel were also members of Wellington Equity Women's Caucus.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Aileen Davidson Collection
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Anne Else, 'Gender inequalities - Arts and culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/28653/vital-statistics-theatre-company (accessed 24 August 2019)

Story by Anne Else, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 20 Jun 2018