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As a part of the A Dancer's Guide Community, this Podcast Series illuminates all aspects of the Dance Industry. We'll have a new guest every episode to discuss their unique dance journey and delve into exciting topics that surround the dance community. A Dancer's Guide Podcast is designed for dancers and dance enthusiasts alike, to learn and grow from the experiences of professionals. This podcast is intended to pass along valuable knowledge - to the younger generation, those at the peak of their career and beyond. Join the conversation! @adancersguideofficial

A Dancer's Guide Podcast Brittany Chalk

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As a part of the A Dancer's Guide Community, this Podcast Series illuminates all aspects of the Dance Industry. We'll have a new guest every episode to discuss their unique dance journey and delve into exciting topics that surround the dance community. A Dancer's Guide Podcast is designed for dancers and dance enthusiasts alike, to learn and grow from the experiences of professionals. This podcast is intended to pass along valuable knowledge - to the younger generation, those at the peak of their career and beyond. Join the conversation! @adancersguideofficial

    Ep. 34 Stay Confident. Be Humble.

    Ep. 34 Stay Confident. Be Humble.

    Founder of A Dancer's Guide, Brittany Chalk, elaborates on what she means when she ends each podcast episode with the phrase, "Stay Confident. Be Humble." This brief episode depicts how Brittany uses this phrase as inspiration in both her personal and professional life and share some of the moments when she was about to walk away from dance altogether. Discover ways to boost your self confidence as performer and the influence humility can have within a professional career.

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    • 15 min
    Ep. 33 Choreographing | John Carrafa

    Ep. 33 Choreographing | John Carrafa

    Tony nominated Choreographer, John Carrafa shares his incredible dance journey from Pre-med student to a member of a LEGENDARY dance company to TV's go-to drama choreographer! He elaborates on his choreographic process and how it's developed over the years and gives insight into what it's like to dance and choreograph for motion capture - an experience he had for The Polar Express. John has choreographed for both Broadway Stages and on TV and in Films, has branched out to Directing and Writing and is currently working on something brand new for us all to enjoy. He is a wealth of information for any dancer that has dreams of becoming a choreographer!

    John Carrafa: www.johncarrafa.com

    Facebook

    Instagram: @johncarrafa

    Twitter:  @johncarrafa

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    • 59 min
    Ep. 32 Performer's Self Development Journey Part 2 | Raquel Alder

    Ep. 32 Performer's Self Development Journey Part 2 | Raquel Alder

    Professional Showgirl and creator of The Pro Performer Platform, Raquel Alder, shares her unique dance journey and ways performers can approach their own self development! This episode is PART 2 of 2 and expands on building your dance brand and how the different types of media we consume influence us. A big take away - find the confidence to change and evolve your professional brand as YOU as an artist change and evolve.

    Pro Performer Platform
    pro-performer.com

    Instagram: @properformerplatform | @raquel.alder

    Facebook: Pro Performer Platform 

    Mentioned Links 
    Spinnup Article
    Energetiks Blog Post 

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    • 49 min
    Ep. 31 Performer's Self Development Journey Part 1 | Raquel Alder

    Ep. 31 Performer's Self Development Journey Part 1 | Raquel Alder

    Professional Showgirl and creator of The Pro Performer Platform, Raquel Alder, shares her unique dance journey and ways performers can approach their own self development! This episode is PART 1 of 2 and explores moments of empowerment and overcoming rejection. We also discuss some of the essential skills performers should be equipped with and challenge why dancers are NOT taught these skills during formal education. You have the power to take hold of your own life, make your own choices and develop yourself to achieve your ultimate goals - we're just here to help you see different perspectives! 

    Pro Performer Platform
    pro-performer.com

    Instagram: @properformerplatform | @raquel.alder

    Facebook: Pro Performer Platform 

    Mentioned Links
    Udemy
    Teachable
    Alison
    Meet up
    Hubspot Academy

    Show some love and be sure to rate, review and subscribe to the A Dancer’s Guide Podcast on your favorite podcast app!

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    • 42 min
    Ep. 30 Performing on TV & in Film | Tiffany Daniels

    Ep. 30 Performing on TV & in Film | Tiffany Daniels

    Tiffany Daniels is a Dancer turned Actress and shares her awe-inspiring journey from her first professional gig to her most recent goal of becoming a series regular on a TV show! Tiffany has persevered every step of the way and encourages dancers to KEEP GOING & GROWING. She sheds some light on how a professional training program in LA helped her get signed with an Agent, shares how she continued to develop her performance skills outside of dance, and takes us behind the scenes of the opening number of the critically acclaimed movie La La Land. Gather info about the differences between performing on camera versus performing on stage and find out which celebrities we fan girl over!

    Tiffany Daniels: tiffanydaniels.com

    Instagram: @itsmetiffd

    Twitter: @itsmetiffd

    IMBD Profile

    Opening Scene of La La Land: YouTube Video
    Tiffany can be seen popping out of a car window at 2:00 wearing an orange jumpsuit!

    Mentioned Links
    Casting Networks
    Casting Frontier
    Actors Access

    Show some love and be sure to rate, review and subscribe to the A Dancer’s Guide Podcast on your favorite podcast app!

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    Join the artist collective: A Dancer's Guide Tableau     
    Interested in Sponsoring this Podcast? Email adancersguide00@gmail.com & let's chat!   
    What Dance related topics do you want to hear about the most? Tell us by completing the A Dancer's Guide SURVEY!  

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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Ep. 29 Eliminating the Hustle Mentality | Rachel Josefina

    Ep. 29 Eliminating the Hustle Mentality | Rachel Josefina

    A powerful conversation about the Hustle Mentality and its influences on dancers within the industry. Hear from Mentor and Mindset in the Making Podcast Host, Rachel Josefina, as she identifies harmful mindsets we can unconsciously slip into and She challenges dancers to take time out of their busy schedules to recharge and reinforces the fact that YOU ARE INNATELY ENOUGH! Discover way to combat these negative mindsets and live a more joyful life while pursing your love of dance. 

    Instagram: @rachel.josefina

    Rachel's Facebook Group

    Mindset in the Making Podcast

    Contact me for Clubhouse invite!

    Show some love and be sure to rate, review and subscribe to the A Dancer’s Guide Podcast on your favorite podcast app!

    Visit adancersguide.com for more information on topics discussed in this episode

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    Join the artist collective: A Dancer's Guide Tableau     
    Interested in Sponsoring this Podcast? Email adancersguide00@gmail.com & let's chat!   
    What Dance related topics do you want to hear about the most? Tell us by completing the A Dancer's Guide SURVEY!  

    Special thanks to all of our listeners!

    • 58 min

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