Coronavirus Update – DCD Dancer Support

In light of current public health circumstances, DCD’s support for professional dancers continues, however all dancer support programmes will be delivered remotely via telephone, skype and zoom until further notice.

We will provide further updates should the situation change.

Free Coaching Sessions for Dancers during Covid-19 crisis

We are delighted to be able to offer free Personal and Career Coaching Sessions for all Professional Dancers in April, May and June 2020.

  • Free, one hour coaching sessions
  • Available to all professional dancers in the UK between 1st April and 30th June 2020
  • Totally confidential, one to one sessions with a DCD Coach via Zoom, Skype or phone
  • Professional dancers must meet a minimum of one year’s professional experience to be eligible for coaching
  • Free sessions usually worth £100 which can be used on top of any sessions you’ve already had
  • Never had a DCD coaching session? Try it for free today!
  • Available nationwide

Register here or Click here to meet our team of coaches.

Find out more about DCD’s Personal and Career Coaching by clicking here.

Generously supported by the Royal Opera House Benevolent Fund.


DCD’s other support programmes for professional dancers also remain available.

To discuss Retraining Grants or arrange a One to One Conversation, please contact Ellen Chambers, Dancer Support and Programmes Officer, on

To see more DCD dancer support programme upcoming dates and deadlines, click here.

Click here to see other organisations and sources of support for performance artists.

We encourage everyone to remain safe and healthy.

For guidance please refer to Government guidelines, One Dance UK’s guidance and Arts Council England’s advice, which includes guidance for freelance artists.

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