Dancers

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What do Dancers do?

Dancers perform dances before live audiences or for film or television, and may choreograph their own or others' performances.

How to become: Dancers

In general, you usually need a university degree, college diploma or other post-secondary specialized training in your area of work.

You may need experience and to be able to demonstrate directing, creative or performing skills.

You may need membership in a related guild or union.

Many recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 1 in 10 has a graduate degree.

Where to study for a career as: Dancers

Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Dance - Performance Diploma; Online
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Concordia University
Montreal, Qu├ębec, CA

Related Program(s):
Contemporary Dance (BFA) Bachelor
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University of Calgary - School of Creative and Performing Arts
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Dance (BA) Bachelor
Dance (BFA) Bachelor
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Dancers make?

Low:
$31,200
Average:
$53,789
High:
$93,600

Job openings for Dancers

Job Seekers:
24,700
Job Openings:
27,400