From the Top
About This Show
From the Top is a podcast from IG HOP, a swing dance collective based in Vienna, Austria.
It looks at the big issues in contemporary swing dance culture.
Researched, produced and presented by a dedicated team, it brings you the best expertise and knowledge from around the world.
Feel free to contact us with comments and questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Facebook.
Most Recent Episode
Swing dance and disability
Swing dancing may seem like a carefree world that is "open to all" but even some perfectly fit and healthy people can have a hard time entering it, to say nothing of people with disabilities. In this episode, we meet two disabled dancers who beat the odds to have a healthy and fulfilling dancing life, and hear from one of the most successful integrated dance troupes in the world.
Contributors to this episode:
Johannes Priebsch, dancer, software engineer and mediator based in Vienna
Dominic Eagleton, London-based dancer and senior campaigner at Global Witness
Stine Nilsen, artistic co-director at Candoco Dance Company
Produced and presented by Alexei Korolyov
From the Top theme song by Alexander Forstner, Nina Jukić and Alexei Korolyov