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With so many different professions now available, it can be difficult to identify the right fit. That's why we have personality tests! In this episode, we learn about one of the simplest and straightforward personality assessments to experiment with in the form of BIRDS. Also, we pair your findings…

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What does it mean to be producing for dance? Producers are playing an increasingly important role in today's global market and thus, carry just as much accountability as their artist counterparts. In this episode, we learn about Bilqis Hijjas, a freelancer and veteran within the Southeast Asian sce…

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Despite the lack of professional dance companies around the world, a lot of risks are still involved in establishing one. So why should you, and how could you do one at all? In this episode, we learn about Dr. Joseph Gonzales' mission and vision with ASK Dance Company, one of a handful of full-time…

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The average lifespan of a professional dancer is 35! Transitions can be daunting, but dancers need to consider one at some point. So why not start now? In this episode, we ruminate about the reality and necessity of career transition. Also, some highlights through the show's 10 thematic categories.…

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Are you an Aspirational Agent? In this episode, we have a little wordplay derived from the acronym of D.A.N.C.E. The world of dance mirrors a massive ecosystem, thus who are we hoping to connect with? Join us as we begin to foreground dance in the background!

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Why did the platform first emerge? In this episode, we discuss the FOUR major principles driving the platform and what YOU can do to develop a successful and sustainable career in the ever-evolving world of dance and the performing arts.

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Welcome to the inaugural episode of The Background Dancer! Here, I share my vision and passion for all things offstage and careers regarding the world of dance and performing arts.

To begin with, how large is the cultural industries? Behind every star performer on stage, there are a host of indivi…

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