I accidentally double-booked myself for rehearsals for two different performances. I can't be in two places at once, and I'm afraid I'll get fired for messing up. How can I talk to my directors? —Maye
When you're freelancing, coordinating multiple rehearsal schedules can get sticky. In my experience, directors are usually aware that their dancers are juggling gigs and side jobs. That said, not all of them are willing to be flexible, which is why it's best to be organized and transparent about your availability from the get-go.