Jackie Scott is the driving force behind the initiative Keep Kids Safe In Dance. She wants to see a change in the dance community by bringing people together and starting the conversation that most people fear to speak about—child abuse.
“We are always a family, whether it is by blood or by heart,” Miss Tania Robins said.
If you are a studio owner or an aspiring one, you will understand the importance of creating a safe space for your students. However, the vision is sometimes far from reality for some dance entrepreneurs. Melbourne studio owner, renowned dance adjudicator and VCE VET Lecturer Tania Robins reveals her knowledge about creating a sanctuary for students to enjoy.
Are you feeling stressed, anxious or scared in your life? Do these emotions bleed into your dancing?
Having second thoughts about dance next year? Snap out of it! Keep reading to find out why you might be making a grave mistake.
With all the shouting and disciplinary instruction being thrown at you, why would you want to keep dancing? Despite all the information being shoved down your throat, when you finally cut the cord, you may regret it and feel empty inside.
No matter what country you are from or what dance school you train at, I see the same choreography over and over again. Have we lost our sense of creativity or are we just playing it safe?
December is the peak season for partner split-ups and join-ups. The desperate plea can be heard of females looking for a male, capable of stepping one foot in front of the other, hoping they might join them at the hip – literally.
So if you find yourself in that predicament of looking for a new partner (like me), what do we need to look for?
Here are six things to keep in mind when searching for your future dance partner.
I have recently started teaching again and the single thing I love most of all is to see a smile on my students’ faces. To know you have the ability to improve a child’s physical coordination and mental determination level are wonderful things. So how can you become that teacher who inspires and motivates their students?
There are five easy steps to follow. No qualifications necessary. It is all about attitude and approach.
I know this may sound crazy, but November may be the perfect month to ‘lose’.
It is approaching the end of the year and stakes are high to get the best results. You and your partner have been training three to six times a week. You see your coach more than your own mother and you count foxtrot timing in your sleep.
A career in dance is certainly the road less travelled.
Many young and talented dancers are ready to leap into a professional career, but do they know the slim odds before diving in? As time ticks over, the majority of dancers struggle in this vulnerable and unstable industry. Only a small percentage of dancers make it to the ‘big time,’ landing successful roles, nailing auditions and working within a professional company.