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Here's a selection of articles about being a parent working in dance from across the globe.

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Dancing a new routine

Lucy McCrudden​

#DanceMama original article for One Dance UK



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Ballet dancers in lockdown hear the patter of tiny feet

The Times 

The Times speaks to #DanceMama Lauren Cuthbertson and Tara Brigitte Bhavnani of the Royal Ballet talk about their parenting experiences in lockdown.




The Lights Aren't On And Everybody's Home

PiPA Campaign Ambassadors - incl. Lucy McCrudden​

#DanceMama contribution to the PiPA Campaign article on parents in the arts during the COVID19 crisis



Does the dance industry lose it's female dancers to motherhood?

Belinda Lee Chapman

Belinda explores the question around why there are less women working in dance who are parents.

2019 (originally published 2016)


Dancing after having a baby

KJ Mortimer blogs about her experience as a #DanceMama whilst performing with Stopgap Dance Company



Ballerinas with bumps: Elizabeth Harrod and Laura McCulloch on the challenges of balancing dancing and motherhood

Chris Shipman

Head of Brand Engagement & Soical Media

The Royal Opera House

Chris interviews two Soloists - one a new mother and the other expecting - on the challenge of juggling two hugely exhausting but rewarding jobs.

10 APRIL 2015

Dancers in a new role talks to three American #DanceMama



Are you a dancer and a mother? talks to four American #DanceMamas



Pregnant Woman

Dancing Through Pregnancy talks to Australian #DanceMamas





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