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Car doors and dance floors

Melina Stinson

Since I graduated from dance school 2.5 years ago, I have been very lucky to participate in many interesting projects. I haven’t had any prolonged breaks or times with nothing waiting for me around the next corner. More and more I can actually live/survive on the small pay from these dance contracts. Like most dancers, I also have a few part-time jobs (teaching yoga mostly) that help weave a thread of stability through the contractor life-style. This is all tickity-boo if life behaves, contracts keep appearing and nothing unexpected happens. We all know life doesn’t really work this way.

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