Thank you for stopping by, today I will be taking you through 4 Things you need to build a successful business as a dancer in Kenya. If you haven’t checked my previous article, remember to click the link at the bottom of this article to catch up with recent tips from business moguls that will help you start or manage your business.
Back to the topic, just like any other profession or business, dancing can be your full-time job and generate an amazing income to sustain you and your family.
Have you ever heard of professional dancers? Yes! They exist and earn a decent income monthly while some even earn daily or per contract. One thing with dancing is the ability to venture into different sectors.
Is Dancing A Career?
Yes… Dancing is a career and business opportunity. As a business content creator, I believe in the ability to create your own job/employment.
In this case, dancing can be monetized not only as a passion but as a skill too and allow you to earn a good amount of income. I also consider it is a business.
By definition, business is anything that involves the selling or buying of services and dancing is a service in the entertainment industry. The fact that a dancer can have a manager, makes it a job and this means that the dancer is self-employed.
How Do Dancers earn?
If you take care of your talent, it will definitely take care of you and the reward can be surprising to anyone who doubted you as long as you are focused.
Dancers have different streams of income and to mention a few, here are top 5 avenues that dancers generate their incomes:
- Being choreographers
- Creating YouTube Videos
- Professional dancers who earn as performers
- Behind advertisers for dancers with a good following on social media platforms
4 Things you need to build a successful business as a dancer in Kenya
So what does it take to have a successful career as a dancer? Here are the 4 fundamentals you need.
Stop worrying about perfection because you can never achieve it but with practice, you have the shot of becoming the best. People want to be associated with the best.
Hard work and dedication in training are your only key to becoming the best, up to your game and you will get the recognition you deserve.
Knowledge is power and whoever holds it can manipulate it to greatness. As a dancer, you have to be knowledgeable about your craft.
There are different types of dance so make an effort to know of your style and learn of the new trends in your dancing style since they are what makes you stand out.
Just like in business, being skilled in different fields makes you stand out is the same way in dancing where knowing different styles will make you stand out.
You may focus on one specific genre but learn as many styles as possible that can be incorporated in your dancing routine.
As a dancer, your product is you and therefore you should learn to market yourself. Trust me, you need more than just a word to this especially when pitching to brands.
You will need a resume, professional headshots and full-body shots that portray you as a dancer. To showcase your ability you will also need to open various social media accounts and network with a lot of people.
It is never easy while starting as a dancer but the rewards are remarkable as long as you focus on the above 4 tips.
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