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Dance UK Launch Leeds

Dance UK presents

LAUNCH in Leeds 2013

The professional development and networking day for dance students and recent graduates

How to make a living in dance and how to have a long career

Wed 23 Oct, 9.00am – 6.30pm
(including networking drinks)
Yorkshire Dance & Northern Ballet
Tickets: £25 for Dance UK members, or £30 for non-members
(including lunch and drinks)
Booking: www.danceuk.org/shop/events

Don’t miss out on Launch, the annual professional development and networking day designed especially to help dance students and recent graduates starting out in their careers.

The packed day provides seminars and hands-on practical advice from a mixture of emerging and established dance professionals, who have all had amazing careers both as dancers and in the other diverse roles the dance profession offers. Launch gives young dance professionals the relevant information and tools to choose and successfully pursue specific roles in the sector, including teacher, manager, dancer, choreographer and everything in between.

The day will be chaired by Rachel Krische, independent dancer and Head of Dance, Leeds Metropolitan University and Beth Cassani, independent choreographer, teacher and Senior Lecturer at Leeds Metropolitan University.

Come along to:
• Explore various career options in the dance sector such as teacher, manager, dancer and choreographer
• Get advice from both emerging and established dance professionals
• Find out information to ensure your career has the best possible start
• Learn about finance, auditioning and writing funding applications
• Network with fellow students, graduates and dance professionals

What students and graduates have said about Launch:
“A great opportunity to pick up essential information and network with each other and established professionals”
“It helped me decide what to do and how to get there”
“Very useful information, practical and realistic advice”