Next Step-Dance CPD workshops and talks

  • Professional Development
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  • Professional Development
  • online

Website Sussex Dance Network

Next Step is a programme of CPD workshops & talks delivered by highly skilled experts in various arts roles

18/11/2021 Mental Wellbeing in Dance – Tools and discussion, with Dr Lucie Clements and One Dance UK

The dance industry is waking up to the importance attending to the mental health of the people who work within it, and Dr Lucie Clements, ‘The Dance Psychologist’, is at the forefront of this movement. Join her in this talk facilitated by OneDanceUK, to hear about ways you can help yourself and others and to find out what support is available.

The talk will be followed by a Q&A, where you can ask your own questions about psychological wellbeing in dance of Dr Lucie.

24/11/2021 Talking about Your Work – Making the most of post-show discussions, interviews, and other opportunities to talk about dance with the public, with Luca Silvestrini’s Protein

Full Details TBC.

01/12/2021 It’s Not All About ACE – Finding funding elsewhere, with Kasia Truefitt and guest

We’re all applying for it, and we can’t all get it. But there is money to be found outside of the context of Arts Council England. This talk, by successful independent choreographer, Kasia Truefitt, will give you an insight into how she’s navigated a choreographic career beyond relying on ACE.

09/12/2021 A Producer’s Guide to navigating the small print, with Joël Cottrell and guest

Is a split a good deal? Do I really need my own PLI? How majeure does the force have to be? All these questions and more, answered by SDN’s producer, Joël Cottrell, based on his decade-and-a-bit producing dance at all different scales.

Booking information:

Tickets are available for each event individually, as well as bundle tickets for 3* workshops and for all 5. *If you select the bundle of 3, you will be asked to select which 3 at checkout.

Please be aware these events have a no refund policy unless for extraordinary circumstances. To discuss this email

General information:

For all queries about the programme, or information regarding accessing the events, please email the project producer Joël:

For more information keep an eye on our website and social media as we’ll be adding more details in the coming weeks –



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