Podcast 36 - Erin Marino - How Aspiring Dancers Can Prepare For the Industry, Connecting Generations, and Creating The Debbie Reynolds Scholarship Program
Episode 26 of DanceSpeak introduces you to Erin Marino, founder of the Debbie Reynold's Scholarship Program, professional dancer, and choreographer. Erin discusses her path that spans entrepreneurship, giving back to the world world, and working in the dance industry. We find out what prepared Erin to create a program, as well as what got her 'foot in the door' at the world renowned Debbie Reynold's Studio. This opens up a greater discussion for dance teachers who want to connect to their dream studios and the idea of a greater purpose.
Erin speaks on the legacy of Debbie Reynolds as a performer, powerful woman, and business owner. One of my favorite aspects of this interview is diving into how the pre-professional and professional dancer can train for their dream career and how to not get attached to short-term roadblocks. Enjoy the education, heart, and soul of this episode!
After 15 years of experience in the dance world, Galit has worked as Assistant Choreographer for Prince, danced in numerous music videos, including Pharrell Williams' "Happy", has been featured in two dance publications, and currently works as a dance instructor and conditioning specialist in Los Angeles and around the country.