Choosing to become a performer or creative is a doozy. You’ve picked the industry with no rules for success or failure. You know that even if you choose HSC dance, graduate with a diploma/degree from a Performance Institute AND land yourself an agent, you still might not get any actual work.Read More
It’s easy to get caught up in the bubble. Ask my parents and they will easily tell you that I have been caught up in the ‘job’ bubble more times than they can count!
Forget about the effort that it has taken to even get a ‘job’ in the first place, let’s talk about what can happen when you’re there…Read More
Things you’re expected to know that no one ever tells you.Read More
The 24 Hour Rule.
Rejection is an absolute guarantee in this industry. Every artist at every level has been rejected at some point. Look at the thousands of inspirational quotes that are vomited over your news feed and they will tell you it will only make you stronger. I agree, but sometimes that cute puppy meme is just not enough.Read More
Who is class for?
Is it the teacher or the student? Mutually beneficial?
I was in New York a few years ago on a trip to re-inspire myself. I was burnt out and contemplating my future in dance. To be brutally honest I wasn’t even sure if I wanted to continue dancing at all.Read More
The biggest question I get asked by young and upcoming dancers is “What's my best piece of advice when it comes to 'making it’?"
I think the first thing you have to consider is what you define as 'making it'. If that means basing your entire income on being a dancer and being booked on all the top jobs then all I can say is this..
HARD. WORK.Read More