It is common, as an artist, to be asked, whether by students, audience, or others, "what does it take to succeed?"
Naturally the answer varies depending on your definition of success. For me, to succeed as a dancer, the answer is simple:
First, be a good person.
Second, be a good dancer. Third, approach each of the previous two goals in this order, always.
Further instructions if needed:
Lead with sincerity.
Lean into your vulnerability. Care deeply and constantly.
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