Today Reality Shows are an important part of television industry. Almost every entertainment channel telecasts reality show based on dancing, singing or acting. Reality Shows have larger viewer base as they are not scripted and are more entertaining. Among all kinds of reality shows, dance shows have the widest audience because it is the most entertaining art form.
Dance Reality shows are a boon for the dancers. These shows are gateway for the common people who are talented but have no connections in the entertainment industry. They get a platform to show their talent to the world. This kind of platform was not available to these dance artists before the emergence of dance reality shows. Earlier when dance reality shows were not made, dancers had to struggle more. They had less opportunities to express and explore their art.
Many dancers have got overnight name and fame because of being associated with a dance reality show. The exposure which any budding artist requires is facilitated by reality shows. The reality shows brings out the hidden talent of a dancer and the intense competition between the contestants encourages them to bring out their best.
Dance reality shows should be given the credit for making people more inclined towards dance. Through these shows, the audience gets the chance to see spectacular performances by talented dancers while sitting in their homes. To a great extent dance reality shows are responsible for making general public aware of various dance forms which they have never heard before. Parents want their children to learn these dance forms and for this they get their children enrolled in dance schools.
Dance reality shows have introduced various dance forms which were not famous in India. These include ballet, jazz, contemporary, lyrical dance etc. The trainers as well as learners of these dance forms have increased. The dance reality shows and their successful contestants has somehow made dance a more socially acceptable career prospect.