Posts tagged dance jobs
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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What Should I Charge?: Rates for Performers, Dance Teachers, and Choreographers

Dancers know that we deserve proper compensation, and it’s time the rest of the world knows as well. Check out this list of tips and tricks on how performers, teachers, and choreographers can calculate their rates.

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How to Make Extra Money as a Dancer

With the awesome technology we now have at our fingertips, there are a number of ways you can use your craft to generate some extra income...IF you're willing to step outside your comfort zone and get creative. Here are 7 ways to earn extra money as a dancer.

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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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25+ Job Boards for Dancers

Finding dance work can be one of the trickiest parts of actually being a professional dancer.  With that, we thought we'd simplify your search by compiling a list of over 25 jobs boards that publish dance and other arts notices. 

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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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Quick Tip on Web Presence: Why Social Media Profiles Aren't Enough

When it comes to your online presence, don't make the same mistake so many solopreneurs make time and again of relying solely on social media platforms to showcase your work.  Here's a quick tip on why your web presence needs more than a few social media profiles. 

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Letters to a Young Dancer #1: Dance Career or Not?

Just because you love dance and have a talent for it, doesn't mean you'd enjoy the hustle and bustle of making it your career.  The good news is if you've spent a significant amount of time with dance, then you've acquired some great skills that will serve you greatly in ANY career field you choose.

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