For the love of dance

Labyrinth of Love
06 Feb 2013

Joan Duda, a guest speaker at DanceEast’s rural retreat held in January, discusses the importance of a dancer’s ‘quality motivation’ and empowerment.

Older men moving

Older men dancing
04 Feb 2013

Fergus Early is excited about the funding Green Candle Dance Company has secured for a dance and exercise project for groups of older men.

Belly dancing beats ballroom

Photo of rehearsal at ARC
04 Feb 2013

Annabel Turpin reports on how ARC’s silver programme is responsive to the needs of the target group − and that’s not ballroom dancing and basket-weaving.

BollyWalking to better health

Photo of rehearsing hand movements at a dementia workshop
04 Feb 2013

‘Ageing artfully’ has introduced vulnerable older people to BollyWalking. Christina Christou and John Pinder of Akademi explain all.

Old and young unite

Photo of DU Dance performance
04 Feb 2013

Jane Coyle tells how DU Dance’s inter-generational programme has recently seen a dance performance by women of all ages, including some in their eighties.

Speak up for dance

16 Jan 2013

Neil Nisbet says tweeting links to petitions is a poor substitute for consistent participation by the dance sector in discussions about the profession and culture in general.

Dance leaders focus on dance

International dance leaders meeting
08 Jan 2013

Positive thinking among dance leaders, who make an international commitment to collaboration.

ACE is ace, says ACE

12 Dec 2012

Internal report gives Arts Council England a clean bill of health in relation to Artists Taking the Lead in Yorkshire.

Keep dancing

12 Nov 2012

Linda Jasper calls for the proposed EBacc qualification to include the opportunity for young people to continue to study dance.

Scotland faces dance challenges

Scottish Dance
12 Nov 2012

Amateur dance is thriving but skills shortages and lack of scope for career development are holding back the professional sector.

Passing by

23 Jul 2012

How do ‘accidental audiences’ for art in public spaces experience performances and what impact does it have? Richard Turpin examines the evidence

Shaping places

Bike outside the Saatchi Gallery in the sun
09 Jul 2012

By working with artists and arts organisations, developers can gain the support of both local communities and planners. Alex Homfray explains how

Weakly waged

02 Jul 2012

As arts organisations endure the knock-on effects of funding cuts, Lise Smith discusses the potential risks of skimping on salaries

When artists move in

02 Jul 2012

Sarah Brigham explains how the artistic spirit thrives and opportunities multiply when artists inhabit their own creative space

Shaping places

02 Jul 2012

By working with artists and arts organisations, developers can gain the support of both local communities and planners. Alex Homfray explains how

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