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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 Retraining Grant Deadline

23 June 2021

Supporting dancers with the practical costs of transitioning into a new career.   Deadline 5pm, Wednesday 23 June

DCD and ACT3 present: Skills for Living

25 June 2021

Notice – strengthening our ability to connect to the here and now. 1:30 - 3pm


01 Jun 2021

What to Expect at a DCD Evolve Digital Workshop

“An incredibly fulfilling and energising afternoon. I gained a clarity I didn't even think was possible.”

19 Apr 2021

Guest Blog – Crystal Nicholls

Crystal Nicholls is a Professional Dancer and Certified Transformational Nutrition Coach (CTNC).

23 Feb 2021

Guest Blog – Sara Dos Santos

Sara Dos Santos is a Cultural Producer, Strategist, and Artist with a Dance, Theatre, and Movement direction background.