Our post-pandemic return to dance is a highly emotive topic. In response, Transit Dance Artistic Director, Paul Malek, has created an online workshop for dance studio owners which explores how to do this safely and with compassion.
If you like anything steamy and sticky, mixed with a dash of seductive sweat, you will love UNDRGRND. If you are a festival-goer or perhaps a party animal, you will love UNDRGRND.
My daughters sashayed into their new dance studio, giggling and wide-eyed, excited to begin their new adventure. I followed, nervous smile fixed in place, uncomfortable and completely out of my depth. Visions of pointe shoes, tiaras and sparkly costumes filled my head. What is this world we’re about to enter?
Melbourne’s Transit Dance is now offering exclusive production internships to those savvy students looking to develop entrepreneurial skills in dance management, after trialling the program last year with great success.
Transit Dance puts its students to the test by giving them difficult concepts to devise and perform. The inaugural Performing Arts students host an 80s flashback medley, while the first year Certificate IV and Diploma Contemporary dance students perform multimedia works choreographed by the second year students.
Forget apples, safe dance practice will keep the doctor away!
Social media is arguably altering the perception of what is achievable in dance. Young dancers are copying movements from Instagram and performing them without regard to harm or hazard. According to a Melbourne based dance instructor and qualified doctor Lisa Ellis, dancers can still be as flexible as they possibly can be by following a safe dance procedure.