Conversations with Margi Cole on the business of dance

Do you have questions about how to move your passion for dance toward career oriented opportunities like; setting up an arts based business, marketing yourself as an artist, making your way as a teacher? Or, do you just have general questions about how to get things done in the field of dance? Margi Cole, Artistic Director of The Dance COLEctive, choreographer, teacher, administrator and performer, facilitates conversations about any and every question you might have around the challenges of pursuing your professional dance career. Margi can offer sound advice, help you make connections and progress toward your goals.


Are you wondering …..

How can I get into teaching?

How much is my time worth?

Should I start a dance company?

I just graduated, now what?

How do I identify opportunities and find funding?

I want to do #@$% but I don’t know how to start.


Here’s how you can participate!

One on One– Meet with Margi for a one hour session to get all your questions answered.

Small Group Discussion– Join Margi and 4 to 8 other artists in a neutral space to ask questions, share ideas, meet colleagues, and brainstorm solutions.

Community Dialogue– Participate in a discussion lead by Margi on a dance field related topic in a large group setting, This is an opportunity to share ideas, successes and challenges in an informal, in-person exchange. Past discussions have included subjects such as: teaching in a rapidly changing world, analyzing arts based business models, and evaluating community resources. Groups can range in size from 10 to 200 participants.