Friday, December 09, 2011
A dance audition can be intimidating. Whether you are auditioning for a dance company, a major performance, or placement within your dance school, auditions bring out the butterflies in everyone. Even professional dancers feel the pressure as they pin their audition numbers onto their leotards. However, being a little nervous can actually be beneficial, as nerves sometimes enable us to jump higher, or spin faster. The following 5 tips will help you dance through your next audition with flying colours.
Monday, December 05, 2011
We are constantly being enticed to fantasise about fame, and encouraged to see the famous as totems we should aspire to. We have been seduced into believing that the rewards of fame inevitably include not only attention, but inclusion. We view fame as an antidote to our essential loneliness. In this way, fame is constantly linked with greater overall happiness. Celebrities, as part of their job description, work to convince us they are fundamentally happy with their lives. This is essential if they are to retain our interest and our envy and devotion. Their beaming smiles, designer clothes, appearances at glamorous functions and displays of wealth help them to reinforce the lie.