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Animated Issue: Summer 2017
Movement practitioner, educator, trainer and writer Jasmine Pasch describes her approach to working creatively with infants and their families, and the fundamental role of movement in the early years of development
Animated Issue: Summer 2017
Artistic Director Fergus Early reviews 30 years of Green Candle Dance Company
Animated Issue: Summer 2017
Drawing on the findings from recent research, the University of Bedfordshire’s Rachel Farrer, Lecturer in Dance and Imogen Aujla, Senior Lecturer in Dance describe how the value many dance practitioners place on their work in community dance settings challenges the traditional perceptions of success within the wider sector
Animated Issue: Summer 2017
Louise Katerega, Associate Artist of People Dancing meets Gail Parmel, Artistic Director of ACE dance and music, along with Musical Director Ian Parmel and Education Officer Iona Waite, as part of Voice and Presence, Louise’s collaborative project aiming to acknowledge, amplify and celebrate the influence of women of colour in participatory dance
Animated Issue: Summer 2017
Akademi is the UK’s leading South Asian Dance charity, committed to inspiring audiences and changing lives through the use of classical, contemporary and participatory South Asian Dance. In this article, Akademi’s Dance Well Project Officer Claire Farmer discusses their work bringing dance to older adults to improve their health and wellbeing
Animated Issue: Summer 2017
Head of Dance Development and Learning at Déda Clare Limb talks about the partnership between Déda, Manchester-based Company Chameleon and the Radbourne Unit, an NHS hospital in Derby, that led to a morning of movement and reflection for people living with acute mental health conditions
Animated Issue: Summer 2017
Anoop Watts, Dance Practitioner and Dance Writer, describes using Bhangra as a tool for building cultural awareness and calls for a strategic approach to connect leaders of dances of different cultures with social and cultural agendas within schools
Animated Issue: Summer 2017
Breakdance and visual impairment seemed like an unlikely link to Artistic Director Nathan Geering until he decided to learn more about the experiences of visually impaired theatre audiences and practitioners. In this article, Nathan shares how this journey of discovery provided new perspectives, unlocked creative possibilities and motivated him to create more accessible experiences for people in the arts
Animated Issue: Summer 2017
After relocating her life and work to North England five years ago, dance artist, facilitator, educator and manager Susie Tate talks about making connections, fitting in and dancing for health with people in rural settings
Animated Issue: Summer 2017
Performer, choreographer and facilitator Zosia Jo Dowmunt takes us to Egypt to share her story of how the research workshops for her solo dance work, (Un)Covered, provided the space to explore expression, empowerment and embodying the Self with women in Cairo
Animated Issue: Summer 2017
Moving Memory Dance Theatre Company’s recent pop-up performance of Cracking the Crinoline delighted audiences whilst challenging their preconceptions of older women. Creative Director Sian Stevenson and Development Director Cathy Westbrook talk about how this powerful piece and the introduction of digital technology into their performance work have brought about a step-change in the company’s development
Animated Issue: Summer 2017
Following the launch of People Dancing and Safe in Dance International (SiDI)’s new online learning course, SiDI’s Co-Founders, Maggie Morris and Sonia Rafferty, explain how safe dance practice is vital for optimising performance, minimising risk and supporting the wellbeing of every dancer
Animated Issue: Autumn/Winter 2016/17
Communicating contemporary astrophysics via contemporary dance? Deb Ashby, Director of Dance Manchester tells us how
Animated Issue: Autumn/Winter 2016/17
Carol Brown, Founder and former Director, TAN Dance, talks about her unexpected journey from audience member to participant to artist practitioner and finally, Artistic Director, and her belief that we all have something special to give
Animated Issue: Autumn/Winter 2016/17
Wolfgang Stange, Founder, Director and Principal Choreographer, AMICI Dance Theatre Company has for  36 years been unafraid to challenge conventional attitudes to disability and the arts. By drawing on powerful themes, productions are inclusive of disabled and non-disabled artists and performers to reveal the strength, commitment and individuality of each performer. Here we discover  the building blocks of his integrated teaching and workshop process

Animated Issue: Autumn/Winter 2016/17
As Co-Artistic Directors of Kadam, Sanjeevini Dutta and Sujata Banerjee forged a unique South Asian Dance Artist-in-Residence/Animateur collaboration that spanned the East of England. Together with Nikki Crane, former Dance Officer, Eastern Arts Board, they offer their recollections

Animated Issue: Autumn/Winter 2016/17
Kate Castle petitions that in uncertain times dance as a community, and ‘community dance’ as a way of thinking about dance, has never been more urgent or relevant 
Animated Issue: Autumn/Winter 2016/17
Dancing together can bind us with a deep inner connection. Bisakha Sarker MBE, Artistic Director, Chaturangan, deliberates on how culturally diverse dance  can enhance the cultural and social fabric of people’s  lives and generate a collective sense of community.  This, she suggests, requires searching for and evolving an ongoing style of practice, both as a community dance leader and as a performer
Animated Issue: Autumn/Winter 2016/17
When popular culture and dance cross paths, the result, Marie McCluskey MBE, Founder and Former Artistic Director, Swindon Dance reflects, is a dynamic explosion of the art form. Here she offers a glimpse into her lifelong journey in community dance from pioneering beginnings as a Dance Artist-in-Residence/Animateur to current day insights

Photo by: Alicia Clarke
Animated Issue: Autumn/Winter 2016/17
Veronica Lewis MBE, Principal, London Contemporary Dance School, The Place, offers a rare insight into her early dance history and the role of gurus and mentors throughout her life in dance

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