Written Resources

Published

PREGNANCY & THE DANCER

ONE DANCE UK FACTSHEET 19

Francesca McCoid, Sue Harris & Rachel Rafiefar

 

The original resource that inspired Dance Mama to be created.

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SAFE DANCE PRACTICE

CHAPTER 10, pages 219 -225

Edel Quin, Sonia Rafferty & Charlotte Tomlinson

The 'bible' of dance science-based advice for all aspects of dance experience contains a precious few pages on dancing through pregnancy, and some advice for return to work

PREGNANCY & PARENTHOOD

THE DANCER'S PERSPECTIVE

Charlotte Vincent & Helen Laws

 

 

Vincent Dance Theatre, One Dance UK & Creative and Cultural Skills 2009 report covering a variety of aspects of dancing and parenthood for the employee and employer

ARTICLES

Dancing a new routine

Lucy McCrudden​

#DanceMama original article for One Dance UK

2014 

 

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

 

2019 

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

Danceinforma.com talks to three American #DanceMama

 

2016 

Are you a dancer and a mother?

Danceinforma.com talks to four American #DanceMamas

 

2016 

Images: Pari Naderi, Pierre Tappon, Ben Broomfield

Copyright Lucy McCrudden 2018