These Harsh Truths About Glamorous Careers Prove No One Has It As Easy As You Think

By January Nelson Updated January 3, 2020 Gianandrea Villa 1. Dolphin trainer – you’re a wet cheerleader with terrible pay. 2. Ballet dancer. Parents spend tens of thousands (or more) on training. They give up their entire teen years and schooling (most elite ballet dancers are homeschooled and a large percentage move away from home for training in high school). Most dancers you see on stage in a ballet are paying to be there. The bottom rungs of ballet companies are pay to play. Then when you have paid to dance a few years you might be able to get a position that pays you with a dozen pairs of pointe shoes and a stipend for performances. Then maybe you’ll …