TITLE

Retirement as a career transition in ballet dancers

AUTHOR(S)
Roncaglia, Irina
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
International Journal for Educational & Vocational Guidance;Sep2006, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p181
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper discusses ballet dancers’ retirement, looking at the reasons for ending a performing career and their rehirement to an alternative role(s). The findings, explore different dimensions of the reasons for retirement. It attempts to investigate and nurture alternative thoughts on chronological age, in the context of ballet dancers’ retirement. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 14 international ballet dancers. A qualitative approach was adopted through Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA), and tenets of Grounded Theory. Practical implications for career guidance practitioners are addressed in the final section.
ACCESSION #
23261069

 

Related Articles

  • PUTTING STRENGTHS to WORK in CAREER DEVELOPMENT and TRANSITION. Peila-Shuster, Jacqueline J.; Ligon, Crystal // Career Planning & Adult Development Journal;Winter2014, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p52 

    The article discusses ways to put strengths to work in career development and transition. Topics covered include the use of the Clifton StrengthsFinder (CSF) within career counseling groups and workshops, self- and career-exploration with undergraduates, and workshops with individuals...

  • A EXPERIMENTAÇÃO DO RISCO NA CARREIRA CRIATIVA: O CASO DE MESTRES DA CULTURA DO ARTESANATO CEARENSE. de Freitas Duarte, Márcia; Silva, André Luis // Revista Eletrônica de Ciência Administrativa;mai-ago2013, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p22 

    Risk has become ever more present during the experimentation of contemporary life, particularly in the professional field. From this argument, this qualitative research investigates how the risk is experienced or lived in creative careers, specifically, in careers of artisans awarded with the...

  • Making the most of your practice at retirement. Nash, Karen // Cosmetic Surgery Times;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p28 

    The article presents techniques and suggestions on making the most opportunities in cosmetic surgery practice for a retiring surgeons. Retired plastic surgeon Walter G. Sullivan contends that the key to a successful practice is to sell his office to another doctor who will be able to pickup his...

  • Retirees May Consider Non-clinical "Encore" Career. Kim, Joseph // Physician Executive;Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p78 

    The article focuses on the consideration of non-clinical encore career among retirees. It notes that seniors, when nearing into retirement, some are looking for ways to prevent boredom/boredomitis and at earning at the same time. However, encore career, as a work in the second half of life,...

  • The Biggest X Factor in Retiring Is When. Brandon, Emily // U.S. News & World Report;6/23/2008, Vol. 144 Issue 18, p45 

    This article points to unexpected life circumstances leading to forced retirement as a risk for both financial security and personal happiness. Tips for remaining in control of retirement circumstances are offered, including maintaining an emergency financial fund, staying aware of opportunities...

  • Manage Your Career. Shaw, Geoff // NZ Marketing Magazine;Oct2002, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p43 

    No abstract available.

  • Transitioning to a New Career. Hubler, Liz // Women in Business;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p38 

    Presents tips on making career changes. What to consider in performing a self-assessment; Skills that are critical to a worker's marketability in almost any field; Benefits of maintaining a professional network.

  • The late show. Warren, Diana // People Management;02/25/99, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p64 

    Discusses the valuable lessons that could be learned from a major career change. Importance of taking continuing professional development (CPD) programs; Pieces of advice in formulating plans for CPD.

  • Find Ways to Adapt to 'Radically Changing World' Owen, Ted // San Diego Business Journal;5/20/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 20, p46 

    Presents views on managing radical change in jobs. Commitment to the job; Acceptance of ambiguity and uncertainty; Accountability of results.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics