How to… get boys dancing

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19 Jan 2017

How do you get a room full of sniggering teenage boys enthusiastic about dance? Helen Ganberg says it’s not easy, but experience shows it is possible.

London Mayor to assess dance in the capital

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13 Jan 2017

An assessment of the affordability, accessibility and spread of dance facilities across London comes ahead of a wider plan for culture in the city.

From transactional to philanthropic

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12 Jan 2017

When member benefits proved uneconomical, Northern Ballet decided to stop offering them. Crys Whitewoods explains how the decision is paying off.

Learning to dance

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05 Jan 2017

As a growing number of children are being home-educated, Christopher Connolly explains how Dance Manchester is reaching out to this community.

If I were 22: Botis Seva

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23 Nov 2016

Hip hop dancer and choreographer Botis Seva says start saving the pennies and always keep an eye out for talent.

Dancing in Derby

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17 Nov 2016

Working in a professional dance house helps dance students in Derby prepare for life after university, writes Clare Limb.

Dancing with the stars

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10 Nov 2016

Can you teach astrophysics through dance? Academics and dancers in Manchester have been giving it a go. And tackling gender inequalities to boot, says Deb Ashby.

Never too old to dance

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27 Oct 2016

Age shouldn’t be a barrier to dancing or performing, says Vicky Thornton. She shares the story of DANCE SIX-0, a contemporary dance company for the over 60s in Salisbury.

My Gurus – Brendan Keaney

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27 Oct 2016

If it wasn’t for Ziggy Stardust’s mime skills, Brendan Keaney might not be working in dance. The DanceEast chief reveals who has inspired his career.

Job ladder – Mhora Samuel

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20 Oct 2016

As she leaves the Theatres Trust, Mhora Samuel looks back on her career in theatre, dance and cultural regeneration. 

School governors to benefit from practical guidance on supporting dance

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23 Sep 2016

A new guide aims to equip governors with the knowledge to champion dance in schools and raise key questions about its place in the curriculum.

Dancing all over the world

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25 Aug 2016

Dance is perfectly suited to being toured internationally, says Anthony Missen. He explains how exporting has allowed Company Chameleon to grow and flourish. 

My Gurus – Andrew Hurst

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06 Jul 2016

From psychology professors to international dance stars, the new Chief Executive of One Dance UK Andrew Hurst reflects on those who inspire him.

Collaboration drives ambitions for dance in the North and London

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19 May 2016

Plans for a Leeds-based centre for excellence in dance and a “world-leading hub for dance” in East London are aiming to put England on the international dance map.

My Gurus – David Waring

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05 May 2016

David Waring takes a break from Trinity Laban’s Transitions Dance Company to look back at the people who have inspired him. 

More dancing in schools thanks to funding boost

08 Apr 2016

One Dance UK, Greenwich Dance and Trinity Laban have welcomed increased funding for sport in schools, seeing it as a great opportunity for more primary schools to dance.

The power of performance

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10 Mar 2016

Dance offers older people many physical and social benefits, but performing to an audience makes the greatest impact on wellbeing, believes Jemma Bicknell.

If I were 22: Sara Houston

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08 Feb 2016

Pop your artform bubble and stay in touch with your peers: dance academic Dr Sara Houston gives advice to her younger self.

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