73 minutes | May 13, 2021

Performance Pathways for the Professional Dancer

Guests - Maddie Kurtz and Casey NoblettHosted By - Courtney Ortiz and Lesley MealorIn Episode 63 of Making The Impact - A Dance Competition Podcast, Courtney and Lesley chat with industry professionals Maddie Kurtz and Casey Noblett about the many different performance pathways that exist for a professional dancer. Topics Include: The audition process for all types of jobs - from pro dance teams to Broadway to concert dance A discussion about what cities to find certain types of performance jobs Resources for dancers who may not be in big cities but who want to pursue a professional dance careerFollow your Hosts & Guests!Courtney - @courtney.ortizLesley - @lesley.mealorMaddie - @maddiekurtz92Casey - @casey_noblettCheck out our guest’s current projects! Commercial Dance Intensive - in-person workshops and seminars to train the next generation of dancers not only in technique, but in the skills required to be successful in the professional dance world!Upcoming Workshops:CDI Summer: Big Sky, Montana June 19-27Pigeon Forge, TN July 11-23Ages 13 and upCDI Winter:Raleigh, NC December 27-29, 2021Check out some of the resources we spoke about in the episode! Broadway Theatre ProjectBroadway Theatre Project is on hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemicBates Dance FestivalSummer dance intensive based in Maine, geared towards contemporary dancersThe Business of Show by Adam CatesA valuable resource  including vital information for the career-driven performer venturing down the professional pathThis episode is sponsored by:Dance Costumes By Urzúa - Custom Costumes!Receive 15% off by using the code IDA15 at checkout!Level Up Dance Supplies - Dance gear and Dance bags! Receive $10 off your next order with code: bravo5678Join our NEW Facebook Group and connect with us! Making The Impact - A Dance Competition Podcast Community Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts! We would love to hear from you! Join our Newsletter for weekly episode releases straight to your inbox! Follow Impact Dance Adjudicators on social media @impactdanceadjudicators and for a list of affiliated dance competitions, visit our website at www.impactdanceadjudicators.comDance Costumes by Urzúa Custom costumes! Receive 15% off by using the code IDA15 at checkout! Level Up Dance Supplies Dance gear and Dance bags! Receive $10 off your next order with code: bravo5678Support the show (http://www.ko-fi.com/makingtheimpact)
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