10 Questions Dancers Hate Getting Asked

Being a dancer comes with the task of having to entertain the same questions over and over again from those outside the dance world. Of course, we love having our friends and family take an interest in our passion—but if someone asks ONE MORE TIME whether or not we've met Travis Wall, we might just go crazy.

Here are 10 questions that dancers hate getting asked.


Non-dance friend: "You're a dancer? So, like, are you flexible?"

You:

Non-dance friend: "Have you ever watched 'So You Think You Can Dance'?"

You:

Non-dance friend: "Is dancing even a sport?"

You:

Non-dance friend: "Wait, don't dancers have to be thin?"

You:

Non-dance friend: "Can you teach me how to dance?"

You:

Non-dance friend: "Have you worked with Abby Lee Miller?"

You:

Non-dance friend: "How many spins can you do?"

You: "You mean...turns?"

Non-dance friend: "Contemporary? That's like interpretive dancing, right?"

You:

You: *eats four bowls of cereal in a row*

Non-dance friend: "Aren't dancers supposed to be on strict diets?"

Non-dance friend: "Can't you skip dance class just this one time?"

You:

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