Roger Lee: Evolution Of A Dancer And Entrepreneur

Chatting With Champions Podcast Interview #13. Tyler Basu and Roger Lee “Evolution Of A Dancer And Entrepreneur”

Roger Lee | Evolution Of A Dancer And Entrepreneur | Chatting With Champions Roger Lee is a 24-year-old entrepreneur from Philadelphia, PA. He hold a Master’s Degree in Arts Administration from Drexel University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Dance and Media Communications from Ursinus College. In 2012, he founded Roger Lee Dance LLC, marking the beginning of his journey as an entrepreneur.

Within his first year of launching, he secured a dance company that performs and resides at a local studio, represented the company at Jay-Z’s Made In America Festival’s Arts and Culture Village, and has been featured on 6 ABC’s FYI Philly as a private dance instructor to co-host Melissa Magee.

His mission is to get the world learning, watching, and creating dance! He does this by providing his clients with private and group dance classes, dance parties for special occasions, and promotional services including social media management, press release writing, promo reel and ad design, and e-newsletter development.

He is also preparing to launch an online store this fall that will include his first e-book 10 Steps to College Dance Success, Roger lee’s Hip Hop Dance Cardio Jam (downloadable DVD), and apparel. Roger also produces Roger Lee Dance Company concerts and the Philly Black History Month Dance Celebration.

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Topics discussed in this interview:

  • Roger’s background and overview of his journey as a professional dancer
  • Why he decided to pursue a career in professional dancing
  • How his educational background has influenced his success
  • Why he decided to open his own school shortly after graduating and his approach towards doing so
  • Experience of creating a business around his passion
  • Challenges he faced while growing his business and how he overcame those challenges
  • Advice for aspiring entrepreneurs

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