I made the big move to New York. Now what? What if I don’t have enough gigs lined up this year to pay my rent and living expenses yet? Girl, you need a survival job, a lifeline, and by lifeline, I don’t mean a line of credit.
Moving to New York would mean no more buying plane tickets and crashing on couches every time you want to take an audition, take a lesson with a teacher or coach, or see a show on Broadway or at the Met.
It's no secret: this audition season was tough. Now that the surge of contracts or rejections is dwindling, it's time to look at your calendar. If you were lucky enough to land a gig in the coming months, you have some preparing to do.
Emerging professionals often find themselves with an amazing opportunity for a training program or other professional musical opportunity. Recitals are a great way to fundraise and build your community of support as you follow your dreams.