New York City–based casting director Jason Styres offers sartorial advice for dance auditions.
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Many dancers struggle when they have to learn fast. How can you train your brain to pick up choreography quickly?
For musical theater dancers, the question isn’t “if” you should join the Actors’ Equity Association—it’s “when.”
What can new-to-the-industry dancers expect at auditions—and how can they cope with their unique pressures? Two experts share their advice.
It’s my personal belief that at the center of every electrifying dance performance is a story. Even the works that are supposedly plotless have something evocative going on behind the eyes—in the way the body floats, jabs, crumples, and reaches. Sure, dancers tell their own tales from time to time, but more often than not, […]
It happened! I finally had my first in-person audition appointment attained through the support of my agent, Lucille DiCampli, of LDC Artist Representation. I’d heard stories of what this part of the dance journey could be like, but nearly 10 years of health setbacks kept me from experiencing it myself. Yet there I stood in […]
Can taking time to rest make you a better dancer? Haley Hilton speaks with performance coach and mental health counselor Liv Massey.
Can watching a dance make you a better dancer? Haley Hilton speaks with performance coach and mental health counselor Liv Massey.