The dance community has an amazing ally, The Actors Fund, and they have long supported the field in ways that help manage the demands of a life in dance.
Check out these services:
Career Transition for Dancers:
Enables dancers to define their career possibilities while developing the skills necessary to excel in a variety of disciplines in order to thrive during all phases of their careers.
Emergency Financial Assistance & Scholarships:
Geared toward professional dancers dealing with significant injury, The Actors Fund helps by mitigating the isolation many dancers experience during recovery by providing emotional support and sharing resources.
Additional Opportunities with The Actors Fund include:
Career planning & transition
Health, wellness, and support for injured dancers
Emergency financial assistance & scholarships
Health insurance enrollment