Sunday, October 6, 2019

How do I start a Career in Choreography?

A Career in Choreography has always intrigued me. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Choreography actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Choreography. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Choreography, when I came across:

Harshit Gupta's perspective!

With 11 years of professional experience, Harshit Gupta understands Choreography. Harshit Gupta has worked in Choreography as Owner & Choreographer in Vibrations - The Dance Studio. In Harshit Gupta's own words, this is how Harshit Gupta got into Choreography: "After completing my 1 year dance training programme from Shiamak Dawar International, I started dancing and it has been 10 years as a dancer. I have performed for Zangoora, Kingdom of Dreams that is India's largest running Bollywood musical. I have also created and performed shows with Shiamak Dawar Dance Company. Currently, I run my own studio in Dehradun by the name of Vibrations- The Dance Studio." I wanted to know more about Harshit Gupta and found this profile:

Career Video on Choreography

In a video, Harshit Gupta has talked about various aspects of a Career in Choreography. Harshit Gupta started by explaining Choreography as: "Choreography or dance direction, does not only deal with dance teaching, it involves everything required for dance groups and shows such as props, dancers, stage management, music, lights. When everything is combined together it becomes Choreography." It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.

We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Choreography is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Choreography. Harshit Gupta touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Dance Techniques and Terminologies
  • Body Anatomy
  • Music
90% success in real life depends on Skills. It is crucial to understand these.
Harshit Gupta then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Choreography:
  • Dancing
  • Creativity
  • Imagination
  • Resource Management
  • Rythm
It is important to get an understanding of the Positives of this Career.
Harshit Gupta believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Choreography:
  • Happiness
  • Satisfaction
  • Personal & Spiritual Growth
  • Confidence
  • Exposure
  • Career Opportunity and Fame
After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Harshit Gupta believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Choreography:
  • Persistency
  • Consistency
  • Communication
  • Keeping Yourself Updated
  • Connecting with Yourself
  • Recognition

In the final section of the video Harshit Gupta talks about How a day goes in a Career in Choreography. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Choreography, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

Career Counseling 2.0

This video on a Career in Choreography was an eye opener and it got me very interested to learn more about the LifePage platform. Career Counseling has a new meaning with LifePage. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 Every Career Platform in the world talks about How to get into a Career and LifePage starts first with Why you should choose a particular Career. It is an incredible platform focussed on the right topic. Do have a look at:

Similar Career List on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:
  • Career in Dancing
    [Dancer | Various Dance Shows]

  • Career in Dancing
    [Dancer | SDC Dance Academy]

  • Career in Kathak Dancing
    [Kathak Dancer | Dance With Dolly]

  • Career in Exotic Pole Dancing
    [Independent Dancer | Freelancing]

  • Career in Bharatnatyam Dancing
    [Bharatnatyam Guru & Performer | Kanak Kala Kendra]

  • Career in Kathak Dancing
    [Kathak Dancer | Kalashram New Delhi]

  • Career in Dancing
    [Dancer | Various Dancing Assignments]

  • Career in Dance Therapy
    [Director | International Centre of Dance Therapy]

  • Career in Kathak Dancing
    [Kathak Dancer | Ritiyangan Institite of Performing Arts]

  • Career in Dancing
    [Director | Noopur Dance Academy]

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