Dear Emma, I know I have to take criticism as part of a dance career but my emotions always get the better of me. Is there a way to become better at taking criticism so that I can learn and grow from it? Read more
It’s 'normal' for female dancers not to get their periods, or for them to be irregular, right? Actually, no. It may be common, but we would not regard it as 'normal'.
Emma Sandall talks to Gene Moyle, a former dancer turned dance psychologist who understands perfectly the way our minds can affect our performance - from everyday activities to the most extreme and intensely demanding moments.
Watch Karen van Ulzen talking with Lisa Pavane, the artistic director of the ABS, and graduate Emma Dowling, about the new Post Graduate Year.
Starting full-time dance this year? Here's some advice on keeping your nutrition at a healthy maximum.
How do you know what is subject to copyright and what is not? How do you know what sort of licence you need? Catherine Guiliano of OneMusic, answers your questions.
WATCH OUR EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: As dancers return to the studio, Performance Counsellor Philippa Ziegenhardt speaks to Emma Sandall about the importance of striking a balance between self-criticism and self-love.
Times have certainly changed since Nureyev was partying into the night, writes Matthew Lawrence.
How has the Australian Ballet School survived the Corona challenge? Karen van Ulzen asked Joanne Michel, Ballet Mistress and Level 8 Coordinator.
Covid is not over yet, but most teachers are now looking back and marvelling at how they survived.
Stretching is a standard part of a dancer’s exercise regime. But there are times when it shouldn’t be done. Susan Bendall talks to exercise physiologists Liz Hewett and Donna Oliver.
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.
Are students’ attentions spans getting shorter? Are politeness and courtesy outdated concepts? Just how do teachers compete with digital distractions in a class?
Fouettes are a moment when the human body gambles with the forces of nature – gravity, torsion and speed, writes Karen van Ulzen.