Articles - Debbie Lee-Anthony

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Dancing with difference - reflections after hip replacement

This article discusses the challenges and impact upon my dancing body after total hip replacement in March 2011, which resulted in a leg length difference. It reflects on the importance of hydrotherapy as part of a recovery programme and the difficulties experienced with finding successional flow with considerably less movement range, having previously been a dynamic, highly physical teacher.
Debbie Lee-Anthony | 16/12/2021

Age, Agility & Anxiety

This paper published in Animated Spring 2007 discusses dilemmas I experienced concerned with the ageing process upon the mature dancer. It is written from a personal perspective, referring to my creative practice and also includes extracts of interviews with key, established mature artists.
Debbie Lee-Anthony | 16/12/2021
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