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Useful online resources

Body & Earth: seven web based somatic excursions

This project was created by Andrea Olsen and Caryn McHose with dance & digital media artist Scotty Hardwig & collaborating performers & videographers. The films are for individual & educational use, tools for teaching movement awareness and environmental practice, these films can be used individually part by part or linked for an hour-long practice & provide web-based resources to accompany the authors’ quartet of books:

All four books are held in the NSCD Library collections.

Body and Earth


Powered by BalletBoyz, MoovBank is the home of a range of free digital teaching materials for PE, dance and drama teachers.

Filmed in their Kingston studio with BalletBoyz Company dancers, lessons are based on contact work, creativity and choreography designed to develop students’ physical health, build trust, problem solve and enhance creativity.

The bank features schemes of work for students aged 7-19, lesson planstutorials with the dancers, BalletBoyz stage productions, interviews with choreographers, live streamed events from the studio, documentaries and films.

To access the resource simply follow the access button & sign up.

Moovbank Balletboyz

Nureyev Foundation Medical Website

The Rudolf Nureyev Foundation’s activities through the medical website provide dancers & healthcare professionals with resources & education to promote & improve the health, wellbeing & performance of dancers.

These activities follow the wishes outlined by Rudolf Nureyev when he established his Foundation in 1975.

The website is administrated by the Rudolf Nureyev Foundation & One Dance UK, the national advocate & support organisation for dance in the UK. A medical advisory board of leading health practitioners, scientists & dance practitioners oversee & develop the content of the website as well as the foundation’s international educational workshops.


Nureyev Medical Website One Dance UK

British Library Resources

  • British Library Archival Sound Recordings

To access content via this resource select the log in button & then select UK HE/FE log in at the bottom of the page. Type ‘Conservatoire for Dance and Drama’ in the box provided & then log in using your OpenAthens password & username.

  • British Library EThOS

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Sound Recordings EThOS