Posts tagged dance career tips
Ask Me Anything!

I’ve been looking for a way to connect more with my tribe - so, here it is! Ask Me Anything is just that - an opportunity to get answers to your most pressing questions or even general wonderings.

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Ask Yourself These 3 Questions Before Making Your Next Career Decision

Sometimes obligations overlap, and we’re faced with some difficult decisions. When those challenging choices come flooding in, ask yourself these three questions to help you make a decision.

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Dance Icon David Winters Show Us What Happens When Tough Guys Dance

David Winters has produced and directed over 80 feature films and over 200 television shows and TV movies, and is recognized as nothing short of an icon in the entertainment industry. In Tough Guys Do Dance, he shares many fascinating and, at times, jaw-dropping behind-the-scenes stories regarding his associations with some of the biggest names in show business—names like Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Barbra Streisand, and Michael Jackson, to name a few. It is filled with personal stories of David’s life that at times may seem hard to imagine and is told with David’s personal voice and real-life humility in a way that only he could tell.

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After You're Booked: The One Thing You Should Know

You booked the job of your dreams! Your hard work has finally paid off, right? Well, just a heads up: there’s a lot more work ahead of you. We all know to shine our hardest in auditions. Here’s what I wish I had realized when I booked the job…

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Think Again: 3 Dance Career Myths That Aren't True!

There's a decent amount of educating that needs to take place when it comes to pursuing dance as a profession.  Most people have no clue about what it takes to build, what the day-to-day looks like, or whether sustainability is even possible. Continue to reading to discover the truth about 3 common dance career myths.

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Finding Balance: Don't Let Your Dance Life Be Your WHOLE Life

As artistic entrepreneurs, we create our own goals, to-do lists, schedules, and more. This can be beautifully freeing and sometimes scary. Here are a few tips to help you stay focused, healthy, and happy in your career. 

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How to Get the Best Shots in Your Next Photo Shoot

If your social profile doesn't clearly and skillfully represent you as a working dancer, then chances are you've lost a job.  Not to worry, here are a few photo shoot tips from a recent article I wrote for Dance Magazine.  Use this insight to get the best shots in your next shoot so you can beautifully build your brand. 

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Keeping Busy: How to Build a Stream of Consistent Dance Work

Being a full time artist is a combination of cultivating unbridled passion and taking over 150% responsibility for yourself and your efforts. Interestingly enough, within the arts, getting the work is half the struggle. Here I hope to provide you with a map of sorts for finding and retaining consistent work.  

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Tips for Nourishing a Sustainable Dance Career

It is imperative that as a dancer you consider your body, mind, and soul as well as a variety of revenue streams when building a sustainable career.  Here are a few tips to help you nourish yourself and your career. 

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Nail Your Whole Dance Career by Doing This One Thing

If I had done this one thing from the very beginning, I could have saved myself so much heartache and lessons learned the hard way. Thankfully, those very lessons will help you have a much smoother start on your journey than I did.  Continue reading to discover the one thing you should do now to start making your way towards success in your dance career.

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How to Start Your Own Dance Convention

Producing a successful dance convention takes just as much gusto as any other business venture.  If you're entertaining the idea of creating the next big convention, check out these tips from Geena Ngaaje, choreographer, movement coach, and creator and executive producer of Dallas Hip-Hop Dance Festival. 

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