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 Watch and listen to these film and radio clips exploring dancer career transition…

Slide Merritt Moore speaks to DCD
Professional dancer and astrophysicist Merritt Moore speaks to DCD about not having to choose between your passions.
Slide About DCD
A short film exploring the work of DCD and the experience of dancer transition.
Slide A Dancer’s Journey
A moving and powerful short film that follows the emotional arc of feelings faced by dancers as they move towards and
through the end of their performing career. Featuring DCD supported dancer, Eve Mutso. Written and directed by Emma Flett.
Slide Life After Dancing
DCD supported dancers talk about their transition from a performance career, featuring filming at a DCD EVOLVE
workshop - Al Jazeera English reports.
Slide Akram Khan - Reflections on Career Transition
Exclusive DCD interview where dancer and choreographer Akram Khan reflects on his own transition
away from a performance career.
Slide A Dancer Dies Twice
A gripping BBC Radio 4 documentary examining dancer transition and featuring DCD - A Falling Tree production.
Slide What Comes After a Career in Dance?
BBC Radio 4’s ‘Today Programme’ explores dancer transition including interviews with DCD supported dancers and DCD’s
Director of Coaching Isabel Mortimer (segment begins at 53 min into the programme).
Slide Hear from Kevin O’Hare
Director of The Royal Ballet
Slide Christopher Hampson
CEO and Artistic Director of Scottish Ballet

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28 January 2021

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29 January 2021

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19 Oct 2020

Guest Blog: Part time student, full time dancer

Isabella Gasparini is a Soloist with The Royal Ballet, a role she combines with studying for a degree in English Literature and Creative Writing at The Open University. Here, she shares a unique insight into her journey as a part time student and full time dancer.    What will I do when my dancing career […]

09 Oct 2020

Q&A with Interim Support and Programmes Officer, Lucy Glover

We are delighted to Welcome Lucy Glover to DCD as Interim Support and Programmes Officer. Tell us about yourself and your background in dance? Where did you train? What drew you to the profession? I started dancing at the age of six, at the Madelaine Kelly School of Dancing where I took Ballet, Tap and […]

09 Jul 2020

“Dance gave me an endurance that is unique”

We are delighted to welcome Simone Muller Lotz to the role of Interim Dancer Support and Programmes Officer at DCD, a role dedicated to supporting independent dancers in beginning and navigating career transition. As a former professional dancer, Simone brings a huge wealth of experience, knowledge and empathy to her work at DCD. Simone shares how […]