AMDS RESIDENCY 2021: Digging Deeper

AMDS RESIDENCY 2021: Digging Deeper

Here at Academy Mews Dance Studios, we meet a huge range of artistic creators in various sectors, and they all share a common aim regardless of discipline: a desire to develop a body of work, and the space to focus and develop on it.   It would be a bare faced...
No Group Classes? No Problem

No Group Classes? No Problem

Regardless of where you think we are in the curve, or if a second spike is coming, we can all agree that group classes won’t be back for a while yet. That doesn’t mean you have to go without your dance learning fix, and by seeking out private lessons you...
BLM Modern Figures in the Arts

BLM Modern Figures in the Arts

Celebrating Black culture is more than looking back at historical figures that shaped the present we now enjoy. Here is a very short list that we hope will begin your own explorations into talented people of colour leading the way in the creative arts. DANCE...
Black Heritage in the Arts

Black Heritage in the Arts

In further celebration of the Black heritage of dance, music, and theatre, we have picked out a few names we think you should know. DANCE Marie Bryant Marie Bryant’s legacy is felt by dancers the world over. If you’ve ever sought to ‘dance like...
The Roots of What We Learn

The Roots of What We Learn

As we’ve been watching the events around the Black Lives Matter movements unfold internationally, the author of this blog would like to acknowledge that a large amount of dancing happens at AMDS that has an African American, Black  or Latinx heritage. Some of...
Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

If you’ve missed the conversation being had globally you might want to go and google the name ‘George Lloyd’. Also, while you’re there, google, ‘black lives matter’, ‘windrush generation’, ‘intersectional...

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