In Conversation: Dance for People Living with Parkinson's in Scotland. Catherine Cassidy, Director od Engagement, Scottish Ballet and Dr Bethany Whiteside, Research Lecturer and Doctoral Degrees Co-ordinator, Royal Conservatoire Scotland
As dance artists continue to develop work in a range of diverse cultural, social and health contexts, how can creativity be kept at the heart of the process? It was a question debated by a panel of dance professionals, chaired by Emma Gladstone – Artistic Director of London’s Dance Umbrella festival, at our Glasgow international conference.
In the second of a People Dancing podcast series from our Glasgow 2017 international conference, we present a panel discussion on ‘Older People Dancing – Perspectives on creative practice.’ Chaired by Anne Gallacher, Director of Luminate Festival, the panel features: Libby Costello (Royal Academy of Dance), Fergus Early (Green Candle Dance Company), Vina Oberlander (Hearts and Minds), Lorna Murray (Scottish Ballet), Rachel Bar (National Ballet School of Canada) and Carrie Washington (BEEE...
She was an inspiration at People Dancing’s first international conference, Cardiff 2014. Here she is again, the ‘rock star’ of community dance, for our second international event, held in Glasgow, last month. With an introduction from our Chair Dr Sara Houston, hear how Sangeeta Isvaran, founder of Wind Dancers Initiative, India and creator of Katradi Technique, opened our 2017 conference