• Release of manuals and findings: therapeutic dance interventions for breast cancer

    Dancing with Health is multi-site pilot study that aimed to evaluate a sixteen week dance programme for women in recovery from breast cancer across five European countries. Edge Hill University led the UK pilot which was delivered over 2019-2020. The study has now released two manuals on it’s website www.dancing-health.eu, which cover the rationale, design, delivery protocols […]

  • Engage: Performance and the Maternal

    Engage: Performance and the Maternal

    We invite you to join ENGAGEā€¦.conversations conceived across performance studies and the maternal. A series of online forums which consider, through different artistic and academic perspectives, how maternal performance helps us to understand the lived condition of motherhood. Each forum responds to a themed-provocation (question) and features a panel of guest speakers plus a Q & A. […]

  • International Dance Day

    On Wednesday April 29th the University will join the rest of the world in an all-day celebration of dance by drawing on highlights from its recent programme and activities, including virtual performances of exceptional student work to keep you entertained at home. For a full list of all performances and projects across the University, click […]

  • Symposium: Bridging the Gap: Somatic Movement and Dance Practices in Health Care

    Symposium: Bridging the Gap: Somatic Movement and Dance Practices in Health Care

    Friday 6th March 2020, 9:30am – 4:30pm An event that will bring together dance artists, practitioners and healthcare professionals giving them the opportunity to share and discuss their interest, insights and best practices. The symposium will then be followed by a two-day course on key principles and approaches to working with patients from a somatically […]