A 12-Week Online OR In-Person Program to Deepen into your Artistry & Creative Entrepreneurship

To have a sustainable career in today’s dance world — whether as a professional dancer, choreographer, artistic director, creative producer or educator – one must know themselves as an Artist and possess the skills necessary to carve one’s own path in our field. Designed for dancers 18+, Mentorship 4 Dancers (M4D) focuses on exploring creative possibilities while gaining practical skills, real-world knowledge & building a global network to become an Empowered Movement Artist.

In this 12-week course, Dance-Artists will be guided to:

*Explore one’s identity & artistic lineage
*Understand your own creative process & uncover your innate style
*Build your portfolio & receive 1-1 feedback
*Business 101 for dancers & how to brand oneself authentically
*Guest mentorship from some of NY/LA’s top movement artists & choreographers
*Develop your own project
*Join alumni network

Transcending commercial, concert & club dance, M4D is for dancers of all styles/genres to grow together in community.
As stated by alumni Emma Lawrence (currently a dance major at Smith College):

“Not only did Zoe’s mentorship give me truthful and helpful advice about pursuing a career within the dance industry and the varieties of careers and specializations to explore, but it validated my desire to major in dance in college and encouraged me to follow my artistic goals.”

The online course begins in September.
The in-person program starts in October at Stomping Ground LA.

For further details & to apply:

LA/NY-based Movement Director/Choreographer Zoe Rappaport is best known for her genre-bending creative work fusing the worlds of dance, art, fashion, makeup and music. She specializes in casting movement artists for tv, commercials, industrials, live performances & more. Credits include: Grammy award-winning electronic artist ZHU, McDonald’s, Estée Lauder, Easy Spirit, Banana Republic, Vidal Sassoon, Lil Mama, World of Dance NY, The Latin Grammy’s, So You Think You Can Dance, America’s Got Talent & more.
Dancers who complete the Mentorship program will be considered for future opportunities.


Information provided by Rappaport Dance.

Featured image: Zen Waterford in Unspoken Words. Choreographer: Zoe Rappaport. Photo courtesy of