Posts Tagged ‘pressure’

Competition Zone | Good Humor Goes a Long Way

by Joan F. Smith It’s no secret that the technical caliber of competitive dance has skyrocketed over Jackie Del Prete’s three decades of work in the field. Dancers and teachers alike spend hours in the studio training and polishing routines, pushed by the level of talent they face on the competition stage. Pressured by the…

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September 2016 | Winning at Life

Dance competitions and conventions have flourished for decades, giving young dancers time onstage and plenty of skills. Competing in dance requires discipline, a strong work ethic, the ability to field criticism and cope with pressure, and networking savvy—all attributes that have served former competition kids well in a diverse array of careers.

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