"Forward and Interview by DancerMusic’s Kristi Licera:
When I was in college, the announcement board outside of the dance studios was covered in audition flyers for companies all over the country and beyond. Like many college students, I envisioned myself as part of a renowned dance ensemble, busily creating new works and touring around the globe. The vision I had of myself was so clear that I did not take much time to think of another, incredibly viable career alternative: being a freelance artist. While freelancing may not provide the stability that a full-time company can, it has a world of benefits all its own that many professional dancers will experience at some point in their career. For dance artist Brandon Coleman, the transition from full-time company dancer to freelance artist also came with a change of environment – a move from Chicago to New York City. I caught up with Brandon as he and fellow former Visceral Dance Chicago dancer Owen Scarlett toured the states on a self-booked teaching tour. Read on to learn more about Brandon’s journey and how some big changes have ignited a new chapter in his career:"
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