Business of Dance Photography Recap

Last week’s Facebook Live was super awesome!! You guys had so many amazing questions and comments, we could’ve kept the live stream going for a couple hours! Some of the topics we covered were: How to create a sustainable business year round How to price shoots How to create and show value to your prospective … Read more

Prepare Yourself for Tax Season

Spring is slowly (very slowly) approaching, but one of the dreaded moments for all of us is that little pain in our butts called tax season. Doing your taxes is tedious, confusing, and can vary wildly depending on if you are dancing on contract, freelancing, teaching. Once you get to that point in your career … Read more

Workshop for Dance Photographers at Rachel Neville Photography Studio

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Dance photographers from New York City and throughout the country have reached out to me requesting help with their photography work. Because I am so passionate about helping dancers create great content for their marketing and because I truly love what I do in my Long Island City photography studio every day, I am excited … Read more

You Got the Job – Now What? Episode 6

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Episode 6 of the Rachel Neville Photography Audition and Marketing Video Series for Dancers looks at a topic you don’t hear too much about.  It might be a topic you haven’t even thought about throughout the audition preparation process.  What happens after you get the job? Watch Episode 6 NOW Your journey as a dancer  doesn’t … Read more

The Reviews Are In – Dancers from Around the US Loved Our Marketing Workshop!

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Big thanks go out to everyone who participated in the Marketing Workshop for Dancers.  It was a day filled with great energy, important information and smart questions from dancers launching their careers. We have received great feedback from workshop attendees and are pleased to share some of it here, including a glowing review from dancer … Read more

A Dancer Workshop So Great, We're Having Another!

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The first session of the Auditioning and Marketing Workshop for Dancers this past weekend was a huge success, with dancers from NY and LA prepared to take on the upcoming dance audition year with confidence and determination.   At the Workshop, we talked shared important business information, social media planning tips and “How To” help on images, resumes and videos.  … Read more

Meet Varvara Kalinin of Perfect Posture Pilates

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Varvara Kalinin is the owner of Perfect Posture Pilates, a pilates studio in Astoria Queens, near our photography studio in Long Island City, NYC. Varvara’s studio is “a contemporary Pilates studio offering private and group Pilates instruction for both body conditioning and rehabilitative needs.” With this brand identity in mind, Varvara came to Rachel Neville … Read more

The Techniques You Need Now for Successful Auditions and Dance Careers

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Summers here, let’s rejoice! As July and August shoot dates start to book up I’m thinking more and more about new strategies for helping my auditioning dancers to stand out this next season. I want nothing more than for you all to be successful, and success takes planning. We all know that a dancer doesn’t … Read more