In dance, why isn’t happiness a measure of success?

Dancing has never really made me fully happy. A break-down before class, a skipped meal, an anxious pre-show panic. When I launched myself into full-time dance college, I thought that things would get easier- I’d be happier- but I was simply wrong. Characterised by its constant demand for perfection- the dance world appeared to me…

Things You Should Look Out For During an Audition

Remember, when you attend an audition, not only are they auditioning you, but you are also auditioning the course. There’s a few things that can tell you a lot about what a course is really like, which you should be looking out for: HOW ARE YOU WELCOMED? First impressions really do count: how does a…

Dear 2020,

Please bring me new beginnings- fill the year full of challenges, answers and solutions. Bring both happiness and difficulty, allowing me to appreciate everything that I should be grateful for. Please open new doors where others have closed, full of new successes. Make me question what I truly desire and let me choose my own…

NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS FOR DANCERS

STOP COMPARING YOURSELF TO OTHERS: This will lead to nothing other than your own misery. Learn to appreciate and celebrate your own strengths as well as other peoples. BE GRATEFUL FOR FEEDBACK: Corrections and feedback should be considered as a gift from your teacher. If you want to improve, you need to start understanding where…

Make a Year of Success

Where do you want to be next year? Who do you want to be? What’s stopping you from getting there? Right now is the time to answer each of these questions. A new year brings an abundance of opportunities, adventures and successes. Never limit yourself, you’ll achieve whatever you have the mindset to believe. Many…

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Everything You Should Do Before An Audition

So you’ve sent in your audition application and have your audition date confirmed- now it’s time to freak out. As soon as you get that email confirming where and when your audition will be, You’ll immediately panic, stressing about how little time you have. You’ll never feel like you’re never properly ready; wanting to change…

How Do You Know if You’re Good Enough for a Particular Audition?

Now, dreaming big is amazing. I’m a massive believer that you can literally achieve anything you desire, so long as you’re willing to work for it. However, it’s so important to realise and accept your abilities and limitations. Attending an audition that is way above your standard can result in a massive dose of confidence-knocking,…

University or Conservatoire?

So you’ve decided that you aspire to complete a performing arts degree, but now there’s a million options of where to train and how to train. Unlike most degree subjects, performing arts students have many options of how to take their training to the next level, after they leave college. You’ll usually have two options:…