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Sample Dance, Music, and Theatre Interview Questions 

  • How does Dancing inspire you?
  • How does music inspire you and which musical artist has the most impact on you? Why?
  • What is your favorite genre of music? Why?
  • What experience do you have with contracts in the music industry and administrative matters such as financial record keeping?
  • How do you feel when you perform?
  • What got you into dancing and how long have you been dancing for?
  • Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Where do you see dance, music, or theatre in 10 years?
  • What is your training and background in dance, musical, or theatrical works?
  • What are your long-term career goals?
  • Which courses did you like best? Why? Which courses did you like least? Why?
  • Do you have samples/pictures of your work? (a portfolio?)
  • What made you first realize you wanted to pursue a career in music, dance, or theatre?
  • What is your performing experience like? How long have you been performing?
  • What has been the biggest challenge you have come across in your career so far?
  • Which are your favorite plays or playwrights? Describe a professional performance you've seen recently and tell us what you liked about it.
  • Tell us something we don't know about you from your resume.
  • What role did music, dance, or theatre play in your culture/childhood/family/community?
  • What kinds/types of musical instruments are you familiar with?



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