Understanding the independent dancer: roles, development and success
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AbstractLittle research has been published about the varied role of the independent dancer. The aim of this study was to provide insight into the work independent dancers undertake and how their careers change over time. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 14 independent dancers. Content analysis revealed that the dancers had multifaceted careers that relied on both formal and informal activities, and varied according to three distinct stages (early, middle, late). The experiences reported by the dancers indicated that the realities of the independent dancer's role are not sufficiently recognised or supported within the industry.
CitationFarrer R, Aujla I (2016) 'Understanding the independent dancer: roles, development and success', Dance research, 34 (2), pp.202-219.
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
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