In this episode of Pas de Chat, Barry Kerollis talks about his experience getting fired from a small contemporary ballet company in Philadelphia. After dancing with Pacific Northwest Ballet for 7 years, he took a risk to expand his scope within the dance world and joined Ballet X. After suffering an injury and other setbacks, he was let go from his position with this company. Listen in as your host discusses this experience and chats about coming to terms with being fired from his job.

Pas de Chát’s host Barry Kerollis is an award-winning choreographer, instructor, and dancer with over 13 years experience in the dance world. His career includes directing Alaska Dance Theatre, dancing for Pacific Northwest Ballet, and traveling the country as a nationally-touring freelance artist. He also runs the popular blog, Life of a Freelance Dancer.