What Does A Dancer Do On Tour? ft. Sara Biv (Major Lazer, Miley Cyrus, Cardi B)

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What Does A Dancer Do On Tour? ft. Sara Biv (Major Lazer, Miley Cyrus, Cardi B)

This week we have the talented Sara Biv on the podcast. Sara is a touring dancer who has worked with artists such as Miley Cyrus, Cardi B, and Major Lazer. In addition to touring as a dancer, Sarah is also a choreographer when she is off the road in LA. I initially met Sara when I was touring with Major Lazer. We knew each other from touring but had never really sat down and had a conversation. I knew I was going to learn a lot from her (because let’s be honest I know nothing about being a dancer on tour other than the fact it is physically demanding) but damn, she taught me so much. Not just what she does – but how she does it, and her mindset. It was a very inspirational interview and I hope anyone who has any intention of making it in the touring world gives this one a listen. Thank you Sara!

In this episode of the Don’t Shit On The Bus podcast we will learn:

• Life skills Sara developed on the road
• Letting others know you’re available for work
• How crucial it is to be mentally and physically healthy on tour
• How Sara was able to become a choreographer for touring artists

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(00:00) Intro
(04:30) Sara gets on the bus
(07:25) When Sara started dancing
(13:55) How Sara started working in the music industry
(19:57) Coming back from tour and having no gigs
(21:33) Sara building choreography into her career
(23:15) Touring with Miley Cyrus, Cardi B, and Major Lazer
(34:37) How Sara deals with rejection because of her height
(35:21) Sara’s touring experience
(39:55) An average day on the road with Major Lazer
(44:56) How Sara maintains her mental and physical strength
(47:45) What Diplo taught Sara
(51:06) Before show routine
(53:40) Eminem Story
(55:53) How Sara improves after a show
(59:12) Wrap up notes
(59:18) Shower Shoes

Sara Biv – Guest

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Adam Elmakias – Host

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Edited & Produced by Connor Gaskey