Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

Dance and Gender Relations: A Reflection on the Interaction between Male and Female Students in Dance Classes
Giuliano Souza Andreoli

This article presents a research that aimed at understanding how dance classes can be set up as a space for gendering experiences. To approach it, the concept of gender is used. By analyzing observations carried out on dance classes of PIBID project, as developed by Universidade Estadual do Rio Grande do Sul (RS, Brazil), reflections approach the scenes in which gender relations are constituted, and implied on thinking and creating dance. Results show that there are hierarchies between male and female students in the context of dance classes, as well as gendered ways of organizing dance practices, although some changes in the way teachers intervene have already started.

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