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Creative Communities Workshop: In Search of Success

A reference services and strategies workshop focusing on patrons in the creative arts.

Professional Practice

Professional Development

Professional Practices

·         What are the tools and strategies they need to succeed?

o   Types of sources/information they might need:

§  Monologues for auditions

§  Setting up a studio/building a kiln/color wheels

§  Directories of publishers/agents

§  Dance techniques

§  How to manage careers/advice

§  Understanding copyright - copyrighting works and using copyrighted works

§  Creating a Web presence

o   Useful LC subject headings

§  Handbooks, manuals, etc.

§  Vocational Guidance to search

·         Dance – Vocational Guidance

·         Acting – Vocational Guidance

o   Professional Literature/Associations/Blogs

§  “Surviving and Thriving as a Male Dancer”