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Title:
High kicks : the essential guide to working as a dancer
Author:
Ross, Donna, 1970-
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Publication Information:
London : A. & C. Black, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
208 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 22 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780713651102
Format :
Book

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GV1597 .R67 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

Aimed at dance students and professionals who wish to break into a new dance area, this book concentrates on commercial dance and includes information about sources of work- as a show dancer, club dancer, television dancer, touring dancer, singer dancer, travelling dancer and seasonal dancer. It is divided into three sections- preparing to become a dancer; working as a dancer and the business of being a dancer. It offers advise on where to train, how to get an agent and show to approach auditions. It also offers a guide to compiling a business plan, as well as profiles and images of successful working dancers and choreographers. These include Priscilla Samuels, a choreographer for the Spice Girls, Dee Dee Wilde from Pan's People and Kevan Allen who specialises in choreography for the corporate entertainment industry.


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