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Success Spotlight with Brittany Glodean: Dancer and Recording Artist
Ever since Brittany was a young girl she's always loved to dance, sing, and perform for anyone! She started taking her first dance class at age 2 and since then has worked with numerous artists in the business such as Jesse Mendeles and Ebon Lurks. At age 18 she was signed to a dance agency, Go 2 Talent Agency and has gone on to work with companies such as Hasbro for My Little Pony Equestria Girls Movie and choreographers like Amari Marshall, Janelle Ginestra, Tawnya McCoy, Free Boogie, and Tony G. With numerous features in music videos, dance concept videos, and commercials under her belt, she plans to continue her dance career while also focusing on her own music and artistry. Creating music, performing, and dancing are her true loves and she can’t wait to see where her career takes her.
How do you define success?
To me success is being able to look back at your life journey, your struggle, your achievements, and be fully at peace with yourself. Knowing you did your best, you gave everything towards what you love to do and left a legacy behind for others to be inspired by. All with having a positive outlook and no regrets!
What is the one of the biggest challenges you've had to overcome?
My journey up to this point has been super exciting but also came with a lot of struggles and challenges. Training in dance can become very physically draining and tiring on your body and over summer 2015 I had a dance accident where I got a concussion and was set back a total of 3 months with no dance, no working out, nothing! It was definitely one of the hardest times I have had in my career because as a dancer and entertainer you are always looking for ways to improve and perfect your craft. It killed me not being able to dance or rehearse, having to turn bookings and shows down, but it also made me realize how much I really love doing what I do. Since then I have made a full recovery but it was challenging starting all over again trying to work my way back to where I left off. From this experience, I grew as a person and learned nothing can hold me back.
When did you first develop your love for dancing and singing?
Growing up I was constantly surrounded by singers who loved the business because of my family's background in the industry. I was always performing, dancing, and singing for my family from the moment I turned two. However, it was when I was in high school when I was about 16 years old that I realized this is the industry I belong in and that I want to do this full time as my career choice.
What does the daily life look like of someone who is a rising star in entertainment?
Daily life in the entertainment industry is super busy especially with how competitive of an industry it is. Everyday you constantly have to work on perfecting your craft whether it's through numerous dance rehearsals a day, auditions, recording studio sessions or conference call meetings. You also have to always be training physically to make sure you are ready for any opportunity because this industry is all about staying ready and being ready for anything the future might bring.
What is your ultimate dream?
To successfully travel and perform around the world influencing others through music and dance.
What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?
The best piece of advice I’ve received is to be patient. Just because it hasn’t happened yet doesn’t mean it never will. Everything in life is about the right timing and I’ve learned everything happens the way it’s supposed to be at the time it's supposed to happen. Never rush the process.
If you could have lunch with 3 people, dead or alive, who would they be and why?
The three people I would like to have lunch with would include Beyonce, Janet Jackson, and Barry White. Beyonce, because she is one of my biggest idols performance wise and I would love to get positive advice from her with all the experience she has in the industry. Janet Jackson, because she is another one of my big idols musically. Lastly, Barry White because he is my grandfather and even though he passed I could still gain so much from him now that I’m older and I would love to show him what I’ve done so far to help carry on his legacy.
The Fundamental Round
Favorite food: Caesar Salad
Favorite book: Forever by Sarah Dessen
Favorite movie: The Uninvited
Favorite Dancer: KK Harris
Favorite Style of Dance: Hip Hop
Favorite Color: Pink
Favorite song: Go by Chris Brown
Favorite quote: “Stay ready so you don’t have to get ready”
Biggest role model: Beyonce
Animal you most resemble: Lion
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I am a motivational speaker on a mission to inspire people to achieve their own definition of success and reach the highest level of personal success and happiness.