Ausdance COVID-19 Impact Survey Report

COVID-19 has impacted dance communities across Australia. As the pandemic unfolded in early 2020, the Ausdance network (led by Ausdance Queensland) sought to capture data about the immediate and medium-term needs of dance professionals in order to develop sector-specific responses to the impact of COVID-19. I was engaged to analyse and report on data collected…

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Queensland Dance Audiences: A Focused Analysis of the Audience Outlook Monitor

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way people engage with arts, culture and creativity. Artists and cultural organisations are faced with decisions about how to connect with audiences and adapt to the changing circumstances. Patternmakers, 2020 In response to this challenge, a large-scale nationwide study is being undertaken to capture actionable data about how audiences…

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Ballet Moves for Adult Creative Health

In 2017 I led a 10-month mixed methods research project on teaching practice for delivering ballet to active older adults and the subsequent wellbeing outcomes for participants. The findings strongly indicated that ballet participation was considered to be a highly pleasurable activity with positive outcomes felt across social, emotional and physical wellbeing. The research received…

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