Blog

The Tableau Dance blog offers informal entries about anything and everything related to the industry, with content categorised by advice, opinion, experience or discussion. It is important to bring attention to current conversations within the performing arts whilst also finding time for contemplation towards personal growth.
Seeking Opportunity: Networking and Volunteering

Seeking Opportunity: Networking and Volunteering

Seeking opportunities is something many of us have been encouraged to do from an earlier age, whether this be joining an extracurricular club or learning a new skill. It soon becomes clear that...

University Dance: Community and Competitions

University Dance: Community and Competitions

As a wide-eyed fresher I made my way up and down the makeshift marquee with my two new flat-mates, taking in the promotion of all sorts of clubs and societies the University had to offer. The...

Navigating Subjectivity in Dance Training

Navigating Subjectivity in Dance Training

An ability to create freely and move past your comfort zone is adversely encouraged in most dance training settings. The performing arts hold an abundance of potential and most educators work...

Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

It is said that ‘absence makes the heart grow fonder’ and I see truth in this considering the sense of excitement ahead of live arts returning. As the COVID-19 vaccination programme rolls out we...

Those who can, teach

Those who can, teach

It is fair to say that families across the country have had their admiration for teachers re-instated whilst attempting to home-school children over the COVID-19 lockdown. Enthusiasm, charisma and...

Art is Adapting: exploring digital opportunity

Art is Adapting: exploring digital opportunity

2020’s fluctuant and unpredictable lockdown measures provided unique challenges for all and these seem set to continue further into 2021. Since theatres were knocked into darkness last spring,...