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EVOLVE Digital #5 - Embracing your unique strengths and skills.

7 December 2020

This workshop will allow dancers the space and time to ask what if? Led by DCD Director of Coaching Isabel Mortimer, we will explore our proudest moments and achievements, investigate ways to lean into discomfort and navigate challenge and move forward with clear intention and confidence. The last in the EVOLVE Digital Series, this workshop with provide dance artists with a unique opportunity and safe space to explore your authentic self and to build a clear roadpath to success, which is right for you. Speakers: Ingrid MacKinnon & Anu Giri


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 […]