For Professionals

I stood staring at the casting sheet.  I felt others jostling around me for a better look at the board, but I couldn’t bring myself to move.  Where was my name?  I had wanted so badly to be in this piece – I had been dancing all summer, I had felt strong in the audition,…

Step one: It is going to be okay! There are millions of people on the planet and a very small percentage of them actually become prima ballerinas. Most of them are beautiful, fabulous people, born with phenomenal musicality and naturally spectacular feet. So you’ve come to terms and now you can admit it, you’re burnt…

Very often, we think of the typical year running from January through December. Around the end of December, many people make “new year resolutions” that typically revolve around some sort of goal; maybe to exercise more, finally clean out a room and have a yard sale, volunteer at a local charity or humanitarian cause, or…

A dance resume is a wonderful tool for a dancer to use throughout their career. Whether applying for summer intensives, scholarships, and college dance programs, or gearing up for company additions and commercial gigs, a dance resume provides casting directors, choreographers and teachers with the necessary information to gauge a dancer’s potential for dance programs…

There is no question that the life of a dancer is equal parts glamorous and grueling: Traveling, exposure to incredible artistic stimulation, emotionally enriching work, and the pursuit of one’s passion line up beside intense physical demands, unconventional schedules, and a career that operates on a traditionally shorter cycle than your average 9-to-5. Outside sheer…