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Author Dagenais, Mande.

Title Starting your career as a dancer / by Mande Dagenais.

Imprint New York : Allworth Press, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Job Center    331.702 Dancer DAG    Available
Description xv, 287 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword by Lou Paciocco -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Born to dance--turning dreams into goals into commitments -- Inspiration--trusting personal heroes and mentors -- Triple threat--training + versatility = options -- Dancing for a degree--to college or not to college? -- Leave your attitude where it belongs-- at the door! -- Markets and venues-- where and how to find a gig -- The audition-- what it takes to get the gig -- It's showtime, folks!-- Let the fun begin -- Fit to dance-- you are what you eat -- Let's get physical-- Injury recognition and prevention -- In perfect balance-- mind over matter -- No more starving artist-- the business of being in "the biz" -- United we stand-- union or non-union? -- Money makes the world go 'round-- you are your business -- Life after the stage-- carreer transitions -- The grand finale-- summary -- Afterword -- Contact information -- About the author.
Subject Dancers -- Vocational guidance.
ISBN 9781581159066 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1581159064 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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