Dance Heritage, News, Views & Interviews Blog Posts

In this section you will find a wide range of articles and posts on many types of dance and aspects of dance. If you would like to contribute please do contact us.

    Autoethnography of a Dance Lover – Part 1

    Autoethnography of a Dance Lover – Part 1

    This post is written from a personal experiential point of view, a sort of autoethnography. This is the first of a series of posts highlighting how important dance has been form me, throughout  my life, in all its different phases. However, because the experience is...

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    How to Draw and Paint Dancers. Art and Drawing Dance

    How to Draw and Paint Dancers. Art and Drawing Dance

    Picture courtesy of the Corporate Art Task Force. Introduction Painting dancers can be difficult even for established artists because trying to capture the passion, energy and importantly, the movement of a dancer, can create many technical challenges as an artist....

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    Best Dance Workshop Venues in Cardiff, Wales for Hire

    Best Dance Workshop Venues in Cardiff, Wales for Hire

    Cardiff, as the capital city of Wales, has a lot to offer for dancers in terms of venues where they can teach and perform or places where they can watch dance shows of every genre. The choice is not as vast as London; however, as Cardiff is much more compact and it is...

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    Travelling for Dance Training and Discovery

    Travelling for Dance Training and Discovery

    Dancers in Egypt. Belly Dancing in Northern Africa As a belly dancer, I like traveling to the countries of origin of the Middle Eastern and Northern African dances that gave birth to what many people today know as belly dance. I like doing this in order to rediscover...

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    Creating and Filming your Own Great Dance Videos

    Creating and Filming your Own Great Dance Videos

    Filming Dance in the Past Up until about a hundred years ago, dance was considered an art form that was impossible to record. This is why we have so little evidence about ancient forms of dance, apart from some pictures, statues and literary descriptions. In the last...

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    Where to Learn and Study Dance in the UK

    Where to Learn and Study Dance in the UK

    Dance in the UK can be studied at different levels and in various settings and for a wide variety of dance styles. Each setting has its own educational values and models and has different aims. In the UK dance education settings range from primary schools all the way...

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    Tips on Managing Stage Fright

    Tips on Managing Stage Fright

    by Valeria Lo Iacono When performing in front of an audience, even the most seasoned performers experience stage fright. So, whether you are a beginner or not, do not think that your are alone in experiencing this sensation. The secret is not to deny these feelings,...

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