Dancers can deliver effective healthcare programmes, report finds

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03 Mar 2017

Aesop’s falls-prevention classes were both an enjoyable artistic challenge and faithful to their healthcare objectives.

Juggling and jigsaws

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02 Mar 2017

As a small company with no permanent dancers, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance productions are tricky to coordinate but ultimately rewarding. Amanda Skoog explains how they manage it.

A new dawn of dance

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23 Feb 2017

What’s behind the current rise in interest in dance for older people? Hannah Osmond has been finding out.

Dance sector adopts data-driven approach to dancers’ health

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17 Feb 2017

The Royal Ballet has committed to sharing its expertise in caring for dancers by partnering with the National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science.

Job Ladder – David Massingham

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16 Feb 2017

As he leaves DanceXchange, David Massingham reflects on his journey from distributing Christmas hampers to establishing Birmingham as an international dance city.

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.

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