P656 Teletext 656 Jun19 11:10:10      ADVICE  ——————————————————————————————  "LATE DANCING" Dear Mike I am 23 and interested in becoming a backing dancer for the big groups who do gigs on variety shows, in theatres and on TV. I would need full training starting from scratch but I enjoy movement. Please advise me on what training and experience I would need. Gavin, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. cont.... ——————————————————————————————————1/4—— Working Up 657 Jobs index 640 COUNTING THE COST p674 Kick Start Education On-Line TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Jun19 11:00:01      ADVICE  ——————————————————————————————  "LATE DANCING" Mike replies At 23, entering the world of dance from scratch would seem a difficult proposition. Competition for entry to dance training is very keen. Many of your younger rivals for training will already have several years of experience: They may have been trained from primary school or before, and have exam passes. cont... ——————————————————————————————————2/4—— Are you seeking careers advice? Write to: Mike Drummond, Teletext Ltd PO box 297 LONDON SW6 1XT. Kick Start Education On-Line TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Jun19 11:11:01      ADVICE  ——————————————————————————————  "LATE DANCING" Mike replies To stand some chance of success, make sure you are well informed before making an application for anything. Read Careers In Dance published by Kogan Page. Visit your Careers Office for more free written information and addresses. You will certainly need some initial training. Find out what training is available. cont.... ——————————————————————————————————3/4—— Are you seeking careers advice? Write to: Mike Drummond, Teletext Ltd PO box 297 LONDON SW6 1XT. Kick Start Education On-Line TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Jun19 11:10:00      ADVICE  ——————————————————————————————  "LATE DANCING" Mike replies Get the skills and opinions of some of the local schools of dancing. Write to the Council For Dance Education and Training, Riverside Studios, Crisp Road, London, W6 9RL, and The Royal Academy of Dancing, 9, Battersea Square, London, SW11 9RA. You might consider a broader training in performing arts. Ask what is on offer at your local college. ——————————————————————————————————4/4—— Are you seeking careers advice? MIKE REGRETS THAT HE IS UNABLE TO ANSWER ANY PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE Kick Start Education On-Line TV Plus