COVID Resources

IADMS's Response

HELPING DANCERS HELP THEMSELVES WEBINARS

Performing Artists' Mental Health and COVID-19; a 9-part Webinar Series - These webinars are led by IADMS leadership, including Peter Lewton-Brain, DO, Nancy Kadel, MD, and Matthew Grierson, MD, and world-renowned leaders in the field of mental health, including Lynda Mainwaring, PhD, CPsych, Bonnie Robson, MD, and Paula Thomson, PsyD.

Safe Dance Practice in Isolation Facebook live events - These webinars are led by the IADMS Educators' Committee and include special guest panelists. 

General Information


PROFESSIONAL DANCER AND COMPANY PROTOCOLS

Bordeaux Ballet, France Bordeaux Ballet - Reprise Post Confinement ONBA (Ce document est seulement en français.)

Dance/USA Task Force on Dancer Health - Return to Dancing and Training Considerations Due to-COVID-19COVID-19 FAQ for Dancers and Dance Companies Returning to the Studios.

Royal New Zealand Ballet Returning to the Dance Center Protocols - RNZB COVID-19 Safety Plans (see inside each file for actual titles and audience): Artistic (level 2) | Artistic (level 3) | Costume | Staff | Tradie/Contractor Protocol For Entering Dance Centre During COVID-19 | Conditions Of Returning To Work During COVID-19 Alert Levels Declaration Form (first version) (alternate version)

DANCE EDUCATOR & SCHOOL GUIDES

Canadian Royal Academy of Dance - COVID-19 information

England Royal Academy of Dance - COVID-19 guidance 

German Professional Association for Dance Pedagogy, Recommended action for the gradual opening of ballet and dance schools - Aktualisierte Handlungsempfehlung des Deutschen Berufsverbandesfür Tanzpädagogik (DBfT) zum „Corona-Exit“: Deutsch | German-to-English translation

Research study from South Korea about COVID-19 infections associated with Fitness classes - Cluster of Coronavirus Disease Associated with Fitness Dance Classes, South Korea

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

Minding the Gap: Dancer Mental Health Town Hall - COVID-19 Series | Dancers: honor your mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak

The Dance Docs - Coping with COVID-19: Strategies for maximizing mental and emotional health in performing artists.

FITNESS AND HEALTH IN ISOLATION

Dance/USA Task Force on Dancer Health - Ideas for staying in shape during social isolation restrictions

The Dance Docs - Coping with COVID-19 - Dance Specific Recommendations | Connecting Virtually in a COVID World | Staying One Jump Ahead | Dancing in a Virtual StudioContinuing the COVID Conversation

Wake Forest Baptist Health - Tips for Dancers While Training at Home

4Dancers.org - Taking Dance Classes Online-Adapting Expectations

IADMS MEMBERS' CONTRIBUTIONS DURING COVID-19

DanceWell - Dancing through COVID-19

Harkness Center for Dance Injuries - Free Online Dance Injury Prevention Lecture. To access, go to www.DanceMedU.org, create an account, view the catalog, and select the lecture titled "Dance Injury Prevention" under the category “Other/Somatic/Dance Educator”. Use the discount code STAYSAFE at checkout to obtain "Dance Injury Prevention" for free.

SERVICE ORGANIZATION RESOURCES

The Actors Fund - Emergency Financial Assistance for Dancers. Emergency Financial Assistance for Dancers provides up to $1000 for rent, mortgage, or other basic living expenses.

COVID-19 Freelance Artists Resource - This site provides an aggregated list of FREE resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists of all disciplines.

Creative Capital - List of Arts Resources in Response to COVID-19. This website offers a live stream series, Coping with COVID, as well as an ongoing list of relief funds and philanthropic support in response to the financial impact of the coronavirus.

One Dance UK - COVID-19 Guidance. This site provides regular financial information for the dance community in the UK due to the COVID-19 outbreak.