Tell us a little about yourself...

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* 1. Do you identify as an Indian classical dancer/musician?

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* 2. Which of the two do you identify as more?

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* 3. Do you consider yourself a professional level artist?

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* 4. Which gender pronoun do you identify with?

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* 5. What is your age?

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* 6. What approximate percentage of your income comes from the arts?

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* 7. What is your personal income? (NOT your household income)

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* 8. Please rank where your hours go -

  0 hours 1-2 hours 2-5 hours 5-10 hours 10-20 hours 20-30 hours 30+ hours
Administration
Rehearsal for myself
Rehearsal with other artists
Teaching the arts
Any side jobs/full time job
Research/choreography
Attending dance or music or training class for the arts
Performance and traveling for performances (please average out your touring season into a per week estimate)

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* 9. On average how many times do you perform per year?

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* 10. What percentage of your income is from teaching?

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* 11. How much of the year do you spend traveling out of town for your artwork to earn income?

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* 12. How do you identify yourself as an artist?

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* 13. What kind of rehearsal space do you use?

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* 14. Tell us how many hours do you put into rehearsals for upcoming major shows:

  0 0 - 2 hours 2 - 6 hours 6 - 10 hours 10 - 20 hours 20 - 30 hours 30-45 hours 45+ hours 75+ hours hahahahaha. rehearse? really?
How many rehearsal hours do you put in for a production?
How many rehearsal hours do you put in with other musicians? (when you work with musicians)
How many rehearsal hours do you put in with other dancers? (when you work with dancers)

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* 15. Please tell us how your income is divided amongst major productions or performances (income is everything you get for the production including grants, ticket sales, donations)

  No payment Small portion of the income A chunk of the income Half of the income Most of the income All of the income
My Payment
Rehearsal Space
Musicians
Dancers
Marketing
Production Expenses (theater, tech, lights)

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* 16. Tell us about how you identify yourself.

  India North America Europe Asia Australia South America Africa
Where were you born?
Where do you live now?

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* 17. Please answer the following questions:

  Never Sometimes Regularly All the time
I have paid for opportunities to perform in India
i have received payment for performances given in India
I have paid for opportunities to perform outside India
I have received payment for performances outside India
I take workshops with senior artists
I take classes with my guru
I or an organization I work for sponsor and/or hire artists from India for a paid fee to perform or teach in my area
I or an organization I work for sponsor and/or hire artists for a paid fee from outside India to perform or teach in my area
I or an organization I work for sponsor and/or hire local artists for a paid fee
I or an organization I work for sponsor and/or hire local artists for an unpaid fee

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