Dance/USA surveyed 113 emerging leaders in the field in April of 2009 to help answer this question.
Their responses indicated that emerging leaders
- should be able to self-define as an "emerging leader".
- will most likely be under the age of 35.
- will most likely have fewer than 10 years of experience in the field.
- have positive leadership qualities such as "intention" and "potential."
For more information about the survey results, visit danceusa.org/elsurvey