Porty Podcast

173 Lothian Dance Academy

June 06, 2020 David Calder, Morag Phillips
Porty Podcast
173 Lothian Dance Academy
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Porty Podcast
173 Lothian Dance Academy
Jun 06, 2020
David Calder, Morag Phillips

As we’ve heard through the weeks, many organisations which work with young people have struggled to keep going through the lock-down. They’ve turned to the Internet to keep in contact with their students, be it theatre, film or dance. In many respects, dance has proved the most difficult. 
The teachers try their best by making videos for YouTube or by demonstrating the lessons they would have given in the studio on Zoom. However, it’s much more stressful, deciding on content, recording it and coping with unfamiliar technology. On top of that, there is little or no feedback from the students other than their own, home-made videos showing the teachers if they had understood. This has been the challenge facing Lothian Dance Academy, which has also drawn on other resources to keep their community together.

https://www.lothiandanceacademy.com/

Extract from the Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky
Royalty Free Music from Soundscape
SS_1216 Published by SI.Publishing
Album: Classical Masters

Show Notes

As we’ve heard through the weeks, many organisations which work with young people have struggled to keep going through the lock-down. They’ve turned to the Internet to keep in contact with their students, be it theatre, film or dance. In many respects, dance has proved the most difficult. 
The teachers try their best by making videos for YouTube or by demonstrating the lessons they would have given in the studio on Zoom. However, it’s much more stressful, deciding on content, recording it and coping with unfamiliar technology. On top of that, there is little or no feedback from the students other than their own, home-made videos showing the teachers if they had understood. This has been the challenge facing Lothian Dance Academy, which has also drawn on other resources to keep their community together.

https://www.lothiandanceacademy.com/

Extract from the Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky
Royalty Free Music from Soundscape
SS_1216 Published by SI.Publishing
Album: Classical Masters