Scholarships specifically for dancers can help lighten the financial burden of higher education. Included are five scholarship opportunities for dancers that can be used at most colleges, universities, and dance programs.
Having a mentor is important for any young dancer new to a career. Tips and advice on how to find a mentor and how to nurture a relationship that is fulfilling for both parties.
If your plans for a career in dance include training in a college dance program, our list, “The Freshman Fifteen” offers valuable advice on what you can do to prepare right now.
Competition dance ends at 18 years old. At that point dancers make a choice to buy-in or let go to a different view of dance. How do we help them with the transition?
For dancers, the “real world” is now. So why, asks Leila Anglin, a college dance program graduate, do most students learn so little about their own creative process and investigate their art before the safety-net of school disappears?
In a fruitless search for open ballet classes accepting adult students in her upstate NY hometown, Alissa stumbled upon Zumba classes as a way to unwind from finals, get moving, and personalize the goals of the workout program to fit my own dance goals.