Six tips for thriving during your summer dance intensive and links to six posts that will prepare you for the experience, including practical audition advice, ways to raise money, and coping with problems once you’re there. Get ready for the summer of your life!
away from home
In the midst of tough competition and authentic episodes of teenage drama, Lynn Swanson’s characters learn and demonstrate ways to get along and work together. This timeless “young adult” novel will appeal to both non-dancers and dancers alike.
Away from home for her second summer, Alison is attending two ballet intensives, one in Connecticut, the other in New York City. As she shares some of the things she’s learned about summer intensives along the way, including how to prepare, handle fears, make friends, and practice respect, she is living the summer dance experience.