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An invitation to be

DCD’s Executive Director – Jennifer Curry – invites dancers to approach January gently. At the start of a new year, many of us look to set new resolutions. What will we do differently in 2021? These tend to focus on what didn’t happen or go well in the previous year.   This year, I am […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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“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 […]

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Life in lockdown – A unique view from dancer Mariana Rodrigues

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Celebrating Richard Alston Dance Company

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Creating Space in 2020

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