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The Spring Issue of 'Dance Australia' is packed with great reading. Here is just a sample of the stories on offer:

It has been a disruptive year for Chunky Move but one silver lining for artistic director, Antony Hamilton, is knowing that a dancer carries what is meaningful to them everywhere they go.

Locreado Dance Company has emerged from Covid with 'Pause', a fearlessly relevant contemporary piece choreographed and directed by Loredo Malcolm.

The Seymour Centre’s first performance back, Shaun Parker & Company's 'In the Zone', is an inventive and engaging fusion of technology and dance.

Created especially for the Brisbane Festival by Australasian Dance Collective artistic director, Amy Hollingsworth, 'Arc' reflects on our recent collective journey from isolation to reconnection.

The Australian Tap Dance Festival (ATDF) has found a way to continue its annual Tap Dance Festival this year.

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Following the departure of Jenny Kinder after 18 years, Carol Brown has stepped in to lead one of the plum jobs in dance education in Australia.

Dance is a playground for injuries but what if you’re told you have 18 months at most to live? Ian Knowles conquered brain cancer to found the Inspired Dance Film Fest Australia (IDFFA) and IDFFA Schools Festival.

Three major injuries would make any average human being rethink a career that depended on one's body. Dancers are not average human beings.

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How would you describe your relationship with your appetite? I talk about appetite a lot with dancers, mainly because it’s very often seen as something confusing, something to “overcome” or something with which we battle.

Ariana Mazzeo was once the only dancer in her audition group who was not called back for the next round. So she got back up and trained even harder.

Having acting skills and techniques adds an essential dimension of communication and expression to a dancer's art, writes Sally Clark.