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What makes creative people tick? How do they find and develop their inspiration? Welcome to the podcast that draws back the curtain on the inventive mind and its artistic process with a series of interviews between host Emma Lister and performers, choreographers, designers and other artists.

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What makes creative people tick? How do they find and develop their inspiration? Welcome to the podcast that draws back the curtain on the inventive mind and its artistic process with a series of interviews between host Emma Lister and performers, choreographers, designers and other artists.

    Ballet for the Twenty First Century - Boys Dance Too

    Ballet for the Twenty First Century - Boys Dance Too

    Why is the bullying of boys who want to take ballet so persistent? Emma Lister seeks to answer this question and why their love of dance is often defended with the usual football comparison/"real men lift women" trope. In the final episode of of our...

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ballet for the Twenty First Century - Orientalism and Ballet

    Ballet for the Twenty First Century - Orientalism and Ballet

    In this episode of MOVERS SHAKERS MAKERS mini-series, Ballet for the Twenty-first Century, Emma Lister and guest Phil Chan discuss his first book Final Bow for Yellowface: Dancing Between Intention and Impact, and his upcoming work, Shades of the...

    • 45 min
    Ballet for the Twenty First Century - Ballet and Mental Health - The Survey Pt II

    Ballet for the Twenty First Century - Ballet and Mental Health - The Survey Pt II

    In part II of our episode on mental health and the classically trained ballet dancer, Emma Lister talks to counsellor (and ex-dancer) Terry Hyde. They discuss the symptoms and triggers of panic attacks and depression, the loss of identity that plagues...

    • 43 min
    Ballet for the Twenty First Century - Ballet and Mental Health - The Survey Pt I

    Ballet for the Twenty First Century - Ballet and Mental Health - The Survey Pt I

    Emma Lister and cohost Zoë Ashe-Browne released a 30 question survey about ballet dancers' mental health. They never expected the response it got--hundreds of classically trained dancers filled it out. This is obviously a topic we need to talk about!In...

    • 1 hr
    Piers Harrison-Reid ⎪Performance Poet ⎪ 3.2

    Piers Harrison-Reid ⎪Performance Poet ⎪ 3.2

    Performance poet, Piers Harrison-Reid rose to national visibility with a poem that bridged two of the UK’s greatest institutions: The National Health Services and the BBC. The poem Love is for the Brave, an ode to the NHS was commissioned by the BBC and...

    • 42 min
    Monique Jonas ⎢ Dancer/Choreographer ⎢ 2.2

    Monique Jonas ⎢ Dancer/Choreographer ⎢ 2.2

    Monique Jonas is still only at the beginning of her dance career and she’s already worked with Rambert Dance, Kim Brandstrup, New Adventures and Richard Alston Dance Company. Not only that, but she’s also started her own company-- Jona Dance Company...

    • 36 min

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