Here’s how interesting and fun cross-training exercises have propelled me forward in my goals of stabilization, strength, stamina and emotional support.
Most dancers have side gigs to pay the bills. Here, I share how I chose my nonperformance jobs and how the combination of careers has benefited my dancing.
While I’m a dancer first, singing is still crucial to my goals. Now I have a reel I am happy with, as well as a voice coach on my team who knows what I need to do.
I would very much like to go back eight months in time and beg that naive version of myself to meet with a physical therapist before diving back into rigorous training. How I’m moving forward while managing an injury is this month’s topic.
I’m ready to start auditioning, and hoping that someone will take a chance on me. This month I’m sharing a bit about my process for finding auditions, submitting self-tapes and taking advantage of networking opportunities without an agent.
Raise your hand if you knew that the shape of your feet can change over time. If you did, you’re smarter than me and I respect that. If you didn’t, welcome to the club! After nine years off of dancing, the last thing I anticipated to be a problem in my training was my feet. […]
When I was a young dancer, a teacher once told me that a day off in dance was like a week off in any other passion. Although this is a myth that’s been debunked, those words have still haunted me every day for the past nine years.
At 18 years old, when illness dragged me kicking and screaming off of the stage and into my bed, I felt as though I’d lost myself entirely. The physical pain was stunning, sure, but it was the loss of dance, of what I saw as my identity, that I struggled to cope with. Now, with […]