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Dancer Transition Resource Centre

November-December 2011

How the Dancer Transition Resource Centre helps dancers prepare for civilian life

Melissa WilsonWebsite@mawilson

Of all the arts, dance is arguably the most physically and emotionally exhausting, and with an average annual income of a professional dancer sitting at $18,000, the real-life Natalie Portmans live way under Canada’s poverty line. And the crippling anxiety that might overtake an almost-30 dancer who fears his or her career is ending is […] More »