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Attire & More

Specialty products for dancers – www.bunheads.com
Sports bras/shirts that measure heart rate – www.numetrex.com
Fancyfoot Arch Enhancer – www.fancyfoot.com
Work-out clothes and costumes for Dancing with the Stars – www.bymarisa.com
Discounts on premier lifestyle services (free membership) – www.lifebooker.com
Stage Makeup Instruction – www.ehow.com/how_6751530_stage-makeup-instructions.html


Cross-Training

Pilates for referrals – www.pmapilatescertified.com
Gyrotonic Expansion System for referrals – www.gyrotonic.com
Yoga Alliance for referrals – www.yogaalliance.org
National Athletic Trainers in the Performing Arts – www.nata.org
Gaga classes & workshops – www.gagapeople.com/english


Fun Jobs

Cruise Ships and Parks – www.backstage.com
Disney – www.corporate.disney.go.com/auditions/calendar/index.html
Stars at Sea Cruises – www.starsatsea.com


Survival Jobs

Bilingual work – www.languagejobsusa.com
Child-care experience needed – www.artistbabysitting.com
Expert advice and local job listings – www.snagajob.com
JobRapido for world-wide want ads – www.jobrapido.net
Constant freelance work (submit bids for job) – www.freelancer.com


NYC Performances

Broadway tickets (discounts, premium seats, groups rates) – www.givenik.com
Discounts for theatre, dance, and music for a small annual fee – www.tdf.org


Photos & Resumes

Erin Baiano (Group discounts available) – www.erinbaiano.com
Kyle Froman (creative photos) – www.kylefromanphotography.com
Back Stage’s constantly updated oline resume (must subscribe) – www.backstage.blogs.com/the411faq/2008/06/creating-editin.html


Reading Material

Backstage – www.backstage.com
Dance Magazine – www.dancemagazine.com
Dance Spirit – www.dancespirit.com
Dance Teacher – www.dance-teacher.com
Pointe Magazine – www.pointemagazine.com


Support Services

Career Transition for Dancers – www.careertransition.org
The Actor’s Fund – www.actorsfund.org
The Dancers’ Resource – www.actorsfund.org/services-and-programs/dancers-resource
Emergency aid for union members – www.musicalartists.org/contacts/arf.html
American Dietetic Association for referrals – www.eatright.org
Performing Arts Medicine Association for referrals, etc. – www.artsmed.org
The Int. Assoc. for Dance Medicine & Science for referrals, etc – www.iadms.org
Musical America Worldwide – www.musicalamerica.com


Unions

SAG-AFTRA – www.sagaftra.org
Federal Credit Union – www.aftrasagfcu.org
American Guild of Musical Artists – www.musicalartists.org