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“One of the most delightful and insightful reads I've had the pleasure of enjoying in the last few years, Dancing Out Of The Closet, is full of heartfelt lessons on finding one's place in the world, one step at a time. It's a must read for anyone who's felt a higher calling in life, a drive to become more fulfilled by embracing and sharing with others the gifts of their unique talents.”
–Dr. Paul Hokemeyer, America’s Marriage & Family Therapist / Fox News and CNN commentator
“If you’re planning a career in the industry as a dancer, do yourself a favor and read Matthew’s book. His stories shed light into a world that is often difficult to navigate. It is full of insight and will inform you in invaluable ways.”
–Kenny Ortega, Three-time Emmy winning director and choreographer
Matthew Shaffer’s more than twenty years as a performer, choreographer, director, Broadway collaborator, writer and producer has allowed him opportunities to work with celebrities like Megan Mullally, Ben Stiller, Rosie O’Donnell, and Rebel Wilson. So You Want To Be A Dancer is the ultimate book for anyone who has to fight the urge to sashay down grocery store aisles or school hallways. Shaffer discusses everything from how to break into the industry to practical advice—from how to audition and book a job to dealing with movie stars on-set. So You Want To Be A Dancer is a must read for any creative entrepreneur, aspiring artist pursuing a career in today’s social media savvy society or anyone who savors the heartfelt journey of an artist.