Can I get good at contemporary dance in 3-4 years?

by Piper

Hi, I'm a freshman in high school and want to audition for AMDA's dance program in 3-4 years. I was wondering if I could get to a level high enough to be accepted within that time frame.

I used to do ballet when I was 6-8 years old and am fairly flexible. I can almost do an arabesque and I can do a split to 90 degrees.

I currently do competitive swimming, but miss the creative aspects of dance. I was interested in contemporary, but I don't know how many hours to put into dance per week or how hard I'll have to work to reach AMDA's level in 3 years. Can anyone give me some insights on whether or not it is possible for me?

First reply:

Dear Piper,
We have a chat in our forum that will answer to your question. Please visit that page through this link:

How long does it take to become a good contemporary dancer ?

Warm regrads,

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