Posts in Finding Work
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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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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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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When to Walk Away from a Dance Job

Being a professional is about more than just exchanging money for movement.  Being a professional also calls for the use of wisdom in choosing the projects that are in your best professional or personal interest.  Exercising such wisdom means you'll sometimes have to turn down a gig.  Continue reading to discover when it's best to walk away from your dance job.  

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The Secret to Keeping the Job and Getting More Work

Once you've been working for a bit, getting work becomes about more than just how well you move.  At a certain point, people will begin to talk about your talent AND your work ethic and attitude.  Keeping some basic guidelines in mind will get you far, but here's the secret that will get you even further.

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3 Ways to Find More Dance Work

Finding work as a professional dancer can be tricky, to say the least.  There just seems to be far more dancers than there are jobs.  I searched high and low for dance work, tried a few different approaches, and actually found something that worked.  Using the tips I'm about to share, not only was I able to find consistent work, but work also found me!  

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10 Non-Performance Dance Jobs

When people think of dance careers, they commonly think of a ballet company member, studio owner/teacher, or performer/choreographer.  While those are all great career options, they're only a small piece of the dance pie.  

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How to Find the Dance Jobs You Actually Want

Creating a dance career is definitely not your cookie cutter career where you enroll in a training program and are guaranteed a job with a salary and benefits upon completion. Instead, choosing a dance career affords you the opportunity to create the life and jobs you want.

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