Aims in Motion: Dance companies and their education programmes

Pippa Lord , Mary Ashworth , Kate Castle

01 April 2002

This research report considers the educational role and practice of ten very different dance companies based in England, from the perspective of company members and the freelance artists who work for them.

The report outlines examples of education programmes, and considers the ways in which stated educational aims are fulfilled at various points in a project's development. It also refers to the various factors believed by companies to influence the effectiveness of their education work, while they continue to maintain their wider artistic commitment.

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