Professor Angela Pickard, Little Big Dance Evaluator

Professor Angela Pickard (She/ Her) is the first Professor of Dance Education in the UK.

Professor Angela Pickard

Angela has worked nationally and internationally with a range of dancers, choreographers, dance companies and organisations as a dancer, educator/facilitator and/or researcher/evaluator, to support the development of enabling teaching pedagogies and practices. She teaches and researches across dance education, health, and wellbeing with people of different ages and stages, from early years to older people. Angela is Director of the Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health, at Canterbury Christ Church University. She is the evaluator for the Little Big Dance project where she has been able to use her knowledge of early years, to ensure the children were at the heart of the evaluation process.


Little Big Dance Festival & Symposium

Two Japanese performers, a man and a woman, in white sleeveless tops fold paper in an origami style. One is knelt down and placing their paper on a long white mat while the male performer stands up behind her. An audience of children and mothers are watching on. They are in a dark room with the stage area lit.

Little Big Dance Festival & Symposium

A two-day conference featuring performances of Little Big Dance commissions, new sharings, panel discussions and more

Monday 19 - Tuesday 20 February 2024
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Little Big Dance Festival & Symposium