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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

Coming up...

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DCD and ACT3 present: Skills for Living

30 April 2021

Communication Skills having difficult conversations. 1:30 - 3pm

What DCD can do for you - 2pm-2.30pm

5 May 2021

We are excited to be able to connect with more dancers, especially at a time when you may need some support. Come and join us for a chat about what DCD can do to support your career development and transition. Book on the link below.

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Guest Blog – Sara Dos Santos

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