WE HELP PARENTS IN DANCE
MOVE THEIR WORLDS
WINNER - CHANGE MAKER AWARD
ONE DANCE UK AWARDS 2022
NOMINEE - THIS MUM MOVES AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR
ACTIVE PREGNANCY FOUNDATION AWARDS 2023
WHAT WE DO
HOW WE CAN HELP
WHY YOU SHOULD TAKE PART
Not sure what this is all about?
Take a look inside a Dance Mama Live session at Sadler's Wells earlier this year and see how we are making a positive impact on parents in dance and the industry.
ARE YOU A DANCE MAMA?
PERFORMER, CREATIVE TEAM, LEARNING, ADMIN...
WHETHER ON OR OFF-STAGE, OR TAKEN A BREAK...
CONNECT WITH OTHER LIKE-MINDED PARENTS IN DANCE AND STAY INFORMED AND INSPIRED
Develop your career with world-class
specialists at your convenience
Join our affordable Silver Member community to take part in monthly group mentoring webinars with Dance Mama Founder/CEO, Lucy, access our unique library of expert webinar and workshop replays supported by Arts Council England, discounts on workshops, courses and merch to keep your dance career on track as a parent.
Silver Members can access Lucy 121 via our Mentor Mama programme with 30% off
(Yes, that is Mel Sinclair,
Associate Choreographer of
'Six' The Musical in the picture - come and play her workshop!)
Industry-leading sessions to inspire, inform and improve
Do you have confidence in you knowledge of how to support parent dancers in and out of the studio? Either for yourself, colleagues or participants?
We deliver awareness-raising sessions produced from Active Pregnancy Foundation and Institute of Health Visiting (This Mum Moves) to enlighten you on current government guidance, as well as our Project Management Masterclass and career management workshops to help support you in managing your many responsibilities as a working parent in the arts.
(Ooh, and that's Bethany Kinsley-Garner, Principle of Scottish Ballet pictured above, who came to us on her mat leave - see her in our film)
Real-life stories, articles, research and books to support you
Read the latest information about being an active working parent from dance, public health, sports science and more to help you on your journey through parenthood in dance, as well as over 70 stories to inspire you on our site, books we have featured in as well as our reading recommendations.
Or listen to our podcast on the go for the busy working dance parent
We are host to the International Dance and Parenting Network.
(Yes, that is Clare Halse, star of London's West End who we supported on her mat leave and is also in our film - just doing a spot of admin in between tapping...)
Our unique collection of over 80 stories, amplified online since 2014, traverse roles on and off-stage across the sector of parents from a multitude of family contexts.
Read how parents navigate parenthood in dance and related sectors
Listen to their stories of resilience in the face of challenge
Watch them talk about their experiences and be inspired
JOIN DANCE MAMA IN CONVERSATION WITH...
#dancepapa Federico Bonelli talks to Dance Mama Founder, Lucy McCrudden, about his recent move from celebrated Principal The Royal Ballet to his new position as Artistic Director of Northern Ballet. giving insight and how his experience combined with Board membership of PiPA Campaign will shape the future his thinking as he embarks on this exciting new chapter.