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Are you happy with your career? A certain Chris Rock once joked: "there are people who have jobs, and there are those who have careers." We spend so much time in the workplace and often neglect the all important question - Is this the right profession for me? Jonathan Collaton is a student affairs …

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Where can dancers turn to for an interest or career in science? The overarching aim of dance science is to optimize dancer performance and minimize injury risk for the prolongation of one's professional life. Edel Quin is the Programme Leader of the Dance Sciences at the University of Chichester an…

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Prevention is always better than injury, goes the saying. When you get injured as a dancer, especially the serious ones, the world around you suddenly stops. You get a first look at your performative 'mortality' and start to ponder what's next, or if there's a potential comeback at all.

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Prevention is always better than injury, goes the saying. When you get injured as a dancer, especially the serious ones, the world around you suddenly stops. You get a first look at your performative 'mortality' and start to ponder what's next, or if there's a potential comeback at all.

In this s…

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Do dance and business ever go hand in hand? How could dance artists maximize financial opportunity by gaining financial literacy? Erin Pride is an educator, performer and founder of The DancePreneur Academy, an online business coaching programme dedicated to helping dancers thrive as self-made entr…

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How do you brand a ballet? Every Artistic Director needs a business brain as support in marketing a company forward. Heidi Lee is the incumbent Executive Director of the Hong Kong Ballet, one of the three flagship dance companies in the city and among the leading ballet institutions in Asia 👉

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Wish to dance differently? Within an augmented reality, the limits are endless both with technology and dance! Gilles Jobin is the founder and Artistic Director of Cie Gilles Jobin, a Geneva based dance company specializing in VR and technological integration 👉

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Welcome back to the Break a SWEAT series! Here, I will be running by you all the highlights, main participants and noteworthy programmes to check out from the SWEAT Hong Kong International Dance Festival 2022. For our final episode, we take a look at the the Paper Presentations.

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Welcome back to the Break a SWEAT series! Here, I will be running by you all the highlights, main participants and noteworthy programmes to check out from the SWEAT Hong Kong International Dance Festival 2022. For our sixth episode, we take a look at the the Pecha Kucha presentations.

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Welcome back to the Break a SWEAT series! Here, I will be running by you all the highlights, main participants and noteworthy programmes to check out from the SWEAT Hong Kong International Dance Festival 2022. For our sixth episode, we take a look at the the Pecha Kucha presentations.

The Summit …

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Welcome back to the Break a SWEAT series! Here, I will be running by you all the highlights, main participants and noteworthy programmes to check out from the SWEAT Hong Kong International Dance Festival 2022. For our fifth episode, we take a look at the the Spotlight Screenings.

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Welcome back to the Break a SWEAT series! Here, I will be running by you all the highlights, main participants and noteworthy programmes to check out from the SWEAT Hong Kong International Dance Festival 2022. For our fourth episode, we take a look at the the Student Forum presentations.

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Welcome back to the Break a SWEAT series! Here, I will be running by you all the highlights, main participants and noteworthy programmes to check out from the SWEAT Hong Kong International Dance Festival 2022. For our third episode, we take a look at the the Student Dance Film screenings.

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Welcome back to the Break a SWEAT series! Here, I will be running by you all the highlights, main participants and noteworthy programmes to check out from the SWEAT Hong Kong International Dance Festival 2022. For our second episode, we take a look at the Digital International Festival for Dance Ac…

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Welcome to our daily morning rundown, Break a SWEAT! Here, I will be running by you all the highlights, main participants and noteworthy programmes to check out from the SWEAT Hong Kong International Dance Festival 2022. For our first episode, we take a look at the ArtsCross/Danscross residency res…

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Welcome to our daily morning rundown, Break a SWEAT! Here, I will be running by you all the highlights, main participants and noteworthy programmes to check out from the SWEAT Hong Kong International Dance Festival 2022. For our first episode, we take a look at the ArtsCross/Danscross residency res…

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Love to both dance and act? Maybe you don't need to choose one over the other after all. But what exactly is the connection between dance and theatre in contemporary times? From the heydays of DV8 Physical Theatre, Pina Bausch, Ultima Vez and currently the likes of Punchdrunk or Gecko Theatre, danc…

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How does dance and philosophy intertwine as an art form? Much of dance has evolved from a performative act into the universal thought process and stream of consciousness that has shaped the world around us. Behind every text spoken is movement as a communicative language.

Henry Lai is a lecturer…

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How does modelling help dancers perform better? The fashion industry has progressed massively from the days of archetypal body types and facial features, where the one size fits all model loomed by and large. Nowadays, it is about compatibility and authenticity. Find the right agency or project, an…

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How much does fashion influence dance and vice versa? Does dance photography differ from commercial fashion photography? The truth is, the dancer and the dancing body offers a model unlike any other, as the physical architecture and visual awareness potentially render a photographical experience so…

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In Episode 5, we arrive at the finale for our first season of this mini series! For this week, I take a completely different route and share with you all a personal story derived from my professional journey thus far. What does it mean, or why go abroad to live and work as a Malaysian artist at all…

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In Episode 4, we come to the end of our interviews for Season 1 of this special series. This time round, we talked about audience engagement for the arts. How important is Shakespearean teachings still nowadays? And is art a product or service, or maybe both? Find out as we dive deep into what the …

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Episode 3 brings us face to face with the world of theatre, and the age old debate of public vs. private education in developing the next generation of theatre makers. How far has performing arts education been commoditized? And is there anything to institutional prestige in the current market? Fin…

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In Part 2 of our conversation, we discussed ways in which we can build more sustainable business and developmental plans for Malaysian artists and organizations for the 21st century. How does institutional framework play a role in determining policies? Find out as we dive deep into what the world o…

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