In honor of 2018 YoungArts Week kicking off today in Miami Beach, we wanted to give a shoutout to each and every one of you amazing 2018 honorees in dance. Merde to all the finalists learning and performing this week at New World School of the Arts. All of us at DS can't wait to see where dance takes you talented humans next!
P.S. Dreaming of your chance to become a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts? Visit youngarts.org to learn how you can apply!
And Pavlova's just one of the reasons we can't wait to see it.
If you want to go far with dance after college, head to your university's career services office early and often. "We try to see all first-years during their first semester," says Faith McClellan, director of Field Work Term and career development at Bennington College in Bennington, VT. "That's when you should ask the big questions: What you love about dance, what you want to know about the field of dance, where you want to fit in the broader dance world, and how you want experiences like internships or intensives to help you explore those questions." Whether you're set on going pro right after graduation or just want your postgrad work to be somehow connected to dance, on-campus career counseling can prep you to do amazing things with your dance degree.