Dancers are using these pointers to get auditions

Are you over that nutcracker music yet? Only 3 more weeks! But after that, we know that auditions come up pretty quickly, and we want to make sure you have confidence in your process and career path! We are always working towards those goals for you here at RNP, and we are excited to announce … Read more

For Dancers: 5 tips for Getting the Most out of Your Audition Photos

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It feels like we were just climbing out of hibernation from last winter and suddenly Thanksgiving has come and gone. That also means it’s time to ready yourself for audition season, starting with your images and video reels! Do your research Know your audience and who you’re targeting Know the key players in the company, … Read more

Navigating Your Needs in a Summer Shoot

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With competitions over and spring performances winding down, we all turn our thoughts to summer! I hope you have a chance to relax for a couple of weeks before your summer season/intensive starts! We are busy getting ready for our summer season here at the studio as well; ordering in new props, coming up with … Read more

Photographers: Let me let you in on one of my top shooting secrets

I had an amazing time a couple of weeks ago at our Paris workshop…from the wonderful location and talented photographers to the patient and easy-to-work-with dancers, I think a great time was had by all! I wanted to take a quick moment to talk about something I feel could benefit a lot of photographers who … Read more

Common Types of Backgrounds

A couple of years ago I was having lunch with a fellow photographer and friend who asked, “How do you get your images to look so clean?”  That was the start of what has turned out to be so many questions regarding backgrounds: how big they are, where to get them, storage, handling, lighting, post … Read more

Being a Whole Dancer

As dancers, we all know how easy it is to sink into negative patterns of eating or thinking. It can be a challenge to confidently practice healthy habits. When we think wellness, we tend to think about the physical aspects: eating right, sleeping, cross training etc. but what about our conscious and subconscious habits? A … Read more

Checking In: February Frenzy to March Madness

Hey all! February always seems to spiral out of control. We lose track of new year’s resolutions, schedules kick back into gear after being holiday mode for so long, and with audition season in full swing, a sense of stability gets lost in the shuffle. But this time of year is when I get to … Read more