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…

AUDITION QUEST

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London Studio Centre Audition Tips

Today’s tips are from Holly, a third year student at @ldnstudiocentre 🌟 Try to ooze confidence throughout the day. Smile as much as possible and show the panel how much you are enjoying yourself – they want to see that you’re fully engaged and interested in the course- Don’t concern yourself about having a particular…

After A Summer Break

There’s a new opening tomorrow. A new opportunity. There’s nothing like a new year – a fresh page- to embark further on towards your aspirations. Beginning a new academic year of dance college is the perfect excuse, the perfect catalyst, to galvanize yourself further into your training. Sometimes, the only way to catapult yourself into…