Expertise

Teacher Natalie Withers has a soft spot for the littlies.

Brett Morgan OAM was first asked to teach by Janet Vernon when he was in Sydney Dance Company. He hasn’t looked back since.

For teacher Grace Baird, igniting a passion for dance in her students is a privilege.

Guy Wheatstone describes how he teaches students the importance of balancing technique with artistry.

Jane Kesby describes why she was drawn to teaching dance as a career.

Jaylah Nakhoul loves passing on the same cherished moments she learnt as a student.

This former Australian Ballet principal artist is now a teacher at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA).

In this second part of their article, five top dance medicine professionals discuss the social, emotional, cultural and psychologicial issues to consider.

It takes time and care to regain full fitness after a long break. In this article, five dance medical experts provide detailed advice on how to return to class safely.

COVID has shaken the dance industry in unprecedented ways, injecting even more uncertainty into dancers’ lives. Here are three key steps to help you gain the confidence to think about your future.

The number of males taking up dance, particularly ballet, remains very low. What can we do about it?

Finding it hard to motivate? Here are some ideas to maintain your mojo.

Save your coins and train local, Matthew Lawrence advises.

With Sydney now in lockdown, many dancers are once again confined to their homes. We thought it timely to revisit this article by nutritionist Fiona Sutherland on how to care of yourself both during and after the restrictions.

Pointe shoes have been around for nearly 200 years. Why do we love them? Denise Richardson asked three modern-day choreographers what they think about this quintessential ballet footwear.

It is tempting to take up studies in prestigious overseas schools, but is it necessary? asks Matthew Lawrence.