Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Gilbert Arizona Performing Arts School

Performing arts schools teach the necessary skills and techniques to become a professional performing artist such as a singer, musician or dancer. The performing arts encompass all types of public performances, such as theater, dance performances, music concerts, and many more.

Although it is not always required, a formal education can be a great advantage when seeking employment in the field of performing arts. Getting a solid foundation at a local performing arts school in the Chandler, Mesa, Tempe and Gilbert areas can help kick start your career in the performing arts. In addition to providing instruction, performing arts schools offer opportunities to perform in front of an audience, giving practical experience in the field and helping the performer to feel at ease in front of an audience.

The most important thing in being a performing artist is confidence. Creativity is second, and talent is a distant third at best. If you want to get involved in the performing art of your choice – be it dancing, singing, acting, or whatever – you need to believe that you are the ideal person to be up there on stage. This doesn't mean that you can't be realistic about your weaknesses, but you have to play up your own strengths. If you don't think that you should be there, other people are not going to think you should be there either.

Creativity is almost as important. There are many people in the performing arts who are much less talented than others, but what they have is a novel approach that grabs the viewers attention. When on stage, if the overall performance is done with style, you can succeed despite having limited dancing or musical talent as long as your other qualities fill in the gaps.

Having said that, it's not to say that talent is not important. Performers spend thousands and thousands of hours perfecting their performing skills and developing their musical abilities because they want to give a flawless performance. Having a natural ability and pursuing that ability relentlessly is crucial if you want to succeed.

If you are interested in a career in the Performing Arts or would like to take dance and/or music classes at a performing arts schools in the Gilbert, Mesa, Chandler, or Tempe, Arizona areas, feel free to research Wagner Dance and Music.

About Wagner Dance and Music
Since 1989, Wagner Dance and Music, a performing arts school, has been teaching East Valley students. Our 3600 square foot Gilbert facility is conveniently located on the southeast corner of Gilbert and Guadalupe in the Big Lots plaza. We offer classes for ages two to adult in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Lyrical, Tumbling, Cheer, Musical Theater and Voice as well as adult classes. For more information or to sign up for a class, visit or call 480-892-7179.

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