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Free Coaching in April, May & June

1 April 2020


  • Free, one hour coaching sessions
  • Available to all professional dancers in the UK between 1st April and 30th June 2020
  • Totally confidential, one to one sessions with a DCD Coach via Zoom
  • Professional dancers must meet a minimum of one year's professional experience to be eligible for coaching.
  • Free sessions usually worth £100 which can be used on top of any sessions you've already had.
  • Never had a DCD coaching session? Try it for free today!
  • Available nationwide

One to One Conversations

1 April 2020


  • Free, confidential and independent one to one support
  • Not sure where to start? A conversation with DCD can help you find clarity about your next step
  • You don’t need a plan and you can come to us at any point in your career
  • Get in touch with Ellen Chambers, Dancer Support and Programmes Officer, at to arrange a time to chat
  • Eligibility: Any professional dance experience
  • Available nationwide


15 Apr 2020

Life in Lockdown – A unique view from dancer Mariana Rodrigues

In some way I've already gone through the sadness of not dancing and performing and of not being able to walk everywhere I wanted. But as I started opening up to the experience I learned some really important things.

09 Mar 2020

Celebrating Richard Alston Dance Company

DCD and Richard Alston Dance Company have partnered together for over 26 years, supporting their incredible dancers to explore their potential on and off the stage throughout and beyond their performance careers.

20 Jan 2020

Creating Space in 2020

As we start the beginning of a new year and a new decade, DCD invites you to connect with us and create some space for yourself, reflect on where you are on your journey and your next steps.