I am a PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh investigating the male classical ballet dancer. I was a professional ballet dancer for 20 years, dancing with the Australian Ballet, Béjart Ballet, Bayerischer Staatsballett, Ballet de l'Opéra National du Rhin.
The Dancer Life podcast is aimed at dancers, teachers, parents, families, friends and peers.
Episode 20: Leane Theunissen
In this podcast episode, Leane Theunissen from Cape Town Ballet shares her captivating journey as a dancer in South Africa. Join us as we explore her experiences and challenges.
Gidday, Kicking with James
Interview with James-Declin and investigating why he loves football and how he copes when things get tough
Episode 18: Discussion avec Romaine Belline et Laura Cochez
Entrevue avec Laura et Romaine discutant pourquoi elles continuent à danser?
Episode 17: IADMS 2022 Limerick my highlights
In this episode, I discuss
my highlights for IADMS 2022 Limerick conference; the upcoming conference in Munich https://www.tanzraumberlin.de/en/article/symposium-tanzausbildung-im-wandel/
and some brief discussion on my own mental health. Here is the link to from Imogen Aujla
and IADMS https://iadms.org/
Episode 16: Paul Burrows
Paul Burrows is a priest, dancer, and teacher. A spiritual director, teacher and parish priest in England and the United States for over thirty years, Paul studied theology in Nottingham, Oxford, and New York, and started to dance at the age of 55. He believes that dance and prayer are very similar, there has to be a solid technique attained before any freedom can happen.
Episode 15: Xavier Pellin
With Xavier Pellin, he discusses the challenges and the different obstacles he has had to overcome and the importance of mental health for the dancer.