There’s a mental health crisis in the post-pandemic dance world, say RAD teachers and other dance professionals. Isaac Ouro-Gnao asks if a new focus on wellbeing can lift students and dancers struggling with their mental health?
This issue of Dance Gazette brings together three pairs of dance people to share and compare experiences. Dancers in different styles, RAD teachers of different generations, RAD directors in different countries – do they share more than divides them? Deirdre Kelly listens in.
From gold medallist at the Genée to choreographer at the Fonteyn – the Royal Ballet’s Valentino Zucchetti tells David Jays about creating work.
No social media platform has had a greater influence on dance than TikTok. But just how do you go viral, and is the app safe and valuable for dance? Nicolas-Tyrell Scott investigates.
From the RAD’s Production Club to the world’s great ballet companies: Jonathan Gray explores the life and legacy of choreographer John Cranko, who died 50 years ago.
In Georgia, a celebrated national children’s dance company shakes off the shadow of Russia and aims to nurture national pride. Sally Howard reports from Tbilisi.
David Hallberg – star dancer, now artistic director of the Australian Ballet – tells David Jays about surviving bullying, being the boss and why dance still compels him.
How do you define ‘effective teaching’? Gerard Charles, the RAD’s Artistic Director, introduces the results of an RAD research project.
Amanda Britton leads Rambert School, and will be a judge for The Fonteyn. She discusses dancers’ training and the RAD’s collaboration on Rambert Grades.
Stephen Moss is the new Chair of the RAD.
Stay true to yourself, says the Australian-born Genée medallist and Royal Ballet principal.
The star ballerina on coming through both injury and lockdown.
The ‘choreo-photolist’ shares his favourite music.