Search SEARCH

How to Become a Professional Dancer?

Right now I live in a very small country (the size of rhode island) and I'm aiming to be a professional dancer. Because there are a limited amount of schools, and academies I am not able to get the professional training that I need. This summer my family is planning to move to Korea. It's a lot bigger of a country than where I am now but not as big as the US. My goal for college is to either go to Tisch or Juilliard. I'm worried I may not get in because of my background and where I have trained. My parents will let me go to New York for auditions, and summer intensives in the summer between 8th grade and High School. At the moment I'm in 7th grade. I want to train in contemporary. Any tips for me? How many hours a week should I be doing (how many of jazz, ballet, contemporary tap?) I take all 4 of those. Also I really want to go to a performing arts high school but I can't get into the PAHS's in Korea because I do not speak Korean and those schools educationally are taught and learned in Korean. My parents are pretty successful in their jobs and aren't people to drop everything and move to New York. I'm not sure how to go in achieving my goals... Thanks in advance! I want to be a contemporary dancer

Asked By: - 3/18/2011
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Both Tisch and Juilliard are contemporary focus. That means ballet and modern classes. You must have really strong ballet technique above anything else at your age. Modern can be added in high school. If I were you I would take as many ballet classes as you possibly can. That means at least 15 hours of technique... More
Answered By: mintchip49 - 3/18/2011
Additional Answers (4)
What kind of dancing?
Source(s):
Answered By: Timothy Begaye - 3/18/2011
 
Just something to consider - the more dances you have under belt the more sellable you are. Two big dances in Korea are Hip Hop (plus breaking etc.) and Lindy Hop (the first swing dance, though in Korea a variant of rock and roll is more popular... More
Answered By: MdmPessoa - 3/18/2011
 
You really need to be taking as many classes as possible each week (20-30 hours if possible). If you want to do contemporary I would focus my energy on ballet and contemporary, the other classes I would keep but I would up the number of classes in the 2 styles I mentioned.
Answered By: lizardmomma - 3/18/2011
 
In order to be a contemporary dancer, you need to have strong ballet technique and MODERN. Contemporary classes are good too, but you need to start taking modern.
Answered By: Lala - 3/18/2011
 
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
Looking for inspiring work? Innovation lives here.
connect.att.jobs
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
www.JobDiagnosis.com
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
www.HiringLocally.com

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-309
eTrustLogo