Tag: dancing

Careers for People Who Want to Use Their Creativity

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Freelance Writer

Being an accountant is great if you love numbers, but that's not everyone. If you're looking for a position geared toward the creative types, read on! read more

Choosing a Performing Arts School

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Contributing Writer, New York Film Academy

Whether you starred in your high school's musicals or spent your free time acting in homemade movies with friends, taking that next step into the academic world of performing arts presents myriad options. read more

How to Become a Rockette: Do You Have What It Takes?

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Assistant Editor, Carnegie Communications

Interested in becoming a Radio City Rockette? Well, you're in luck! I am here to tell you what it takes and just what the choreographers are looking for in the hundreds of girls who audition every year for this honored position. read more

A Star is Born

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Editor, Porter Sargent Handbooks

Natalie Portman earned rave reviews--and an Academy Award--for her performance as a brilliant but troubled ballerina in the 2009 psychological thriller Black Swan. But convincingly portraying a world-class dancer with the moves to match took more than a few weeks of practicing her pliƩs and pirouettes: Portman actually began studying ballet as a teenager at Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts summer camp. read more