Here are some basics every aspiring dancer should keep in mind to help reach their goals. Make sure to follow these five tips for your career.
For many dancers, there's a moment when they realize dancing is not just a dream, but it's something that triggers a 'gotta-dance' decision.
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Grover Dale's long career as a dancer, actor, choreographer, writer, and director is a great asset for dancers. See how he continues to encourage a new generation with great advice.
Dance! It’s all you eat, breathe, think, and dream about. You may still be living with your parents … or still in high school… but you know dance is It for you. You want to go for it.
Effective goals are specific, realistic, and time-based. To ensure that your goal has all three, ask yourself a few questions and create a roadmap that will help you get you started.
A satisfying dance career requires more than strong dance skills, passion, and good looks. We grow to understand that "working dancers" are actually independent contractors.
Don’t waste time wishing and wondering. Take class. Gather info. Show up at auditions. See what choreos are responding to. Find out if you’re on the right track...
Are you serious about going "pro"? There are opportunities waiting for you right now near where you live. Check out tips on how you can work on your career from home.
You may need help with your ability to pick up steps quickly. One good way is take extra classes (out of your comfort zone) where duplicating the moves is challenging.
Many dancers who graduated college have enjoyed successful careers. For every successful pro that swears by their college education, there are just as many who've made it without one.