How many years have you been doing ballet? I started ballet at age 4, so I’ve been dancing for 23 years now (10 of those years professionally). What are some roles you’ve danced with Nashville Ballet? I began dancing at Nashville Ballet in 2010. Since I’ve been here, I’ve danced Lady Fortune in Nashville Ballet Artistic […]
By Samantha Hope Galler Layoff periods of up to five months gave me the opportunity to educate myself in and around the dance world. What I learned is invaluable. No matter where we stand in our careers there will always be a student inside of us striving to learn as we did in school. Although […]
Experiencing an injury can be a very lonely and challenging time for a dancer, and it is hoped that the app will not only help the dancer seek specialist care and information, but to also reduce that feeling of isolation. If you do experience an injury, the app will also help you to search for a dance medicine specialist near you – either private treatment, practitioners who accept your insurance, or one of the few specialized dance medicine centres scattered across the US – or if you’re in the UK, one of the few free ones.
On August 19th, Dance for Life Chicago will once again take place at the Auditorium Theatre, and anyone who has attended in the past knows that this performance isn’t one to be missed. The atmosphere is always highly charged, as an enthusiastic audience comes together to support the dance community in our city. It’s a […]
Learn about the structure of Dance Medicine organizations in the UK, including what they do for dancers, and how to find help for a dance-related injury. Contributing writer and Dance Wellness Panel member Erin Sanchez walks us through some of the structure and background for these leading organizations…