Some subjects require a direct approach. That’s why this article is not titled, “Top 10 Tips to Becoming the Best Dance Assistant Ever.
Dance assistants play an important role. Whether you’re assisting for an ‘in studio’ class or on a convention or festival, it’s serious business. When it comes to assisting, you’re either adding value or you’re a battery drainer.
I receive countless requests from students who want to assist. As part of my research for this article, I contacted hundreds of thousands of dance teachers to get their input. Here’s what they had to say.
1. Do not think. They stand around day-dreaming and enjoying the limelight.
2. Get or bring water for themselves only.
3. Are not proactive. They do nothing to anticipate what instructors need next.
4. Drag along with a ho-hum shuffle. They have no pep in their step and they look bored.Read More»
The parents of this college bound bio major want her to “distance herself from dance.” Is that possible?
This 18 year old caller wants to make sure she’s not being treated as a doormat during dance auditions and in life.
Husband: “We’ve saved our money and I’m ready to buy a house.”
Wife: “I really want to pursue my dream of competing professionally as a ballroom dancer.”
Can they both win? After all, she’s only 24 years old.