(NOC 5134)

Career Description

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

Duties May Include

Dancers perform some or all of the following duties:

Practise and rehearse dance routines under direction or instruction to achieve desired interpretation and presentation.

Perform dances as soloists or as members of groups before live audiences or for film or television.

Train and exercise to maintain the required levels of ability and fitness.

May choreograph their own performances.

Dancers may specialize in specific types of dance such as ballet, ballroom, folk, jazz or modern.

Examples of Titles

Ballet Dancer
Dance Instructor
Folkloric Dancer
Interpretive Dancer
Tap Dancer

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Dance (BA) Bachelor
Dance (BFA) Bachelor
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University of Regina
Regina, Saskatchewan, CA

Related Program(s):
Dance Bachelor
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Concordia University
Montreal, Qu├ębec, CA

Related Program(s):
Contemporary Dance (BFA) Bachelor
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Middlesex University
The Burroughs, Hendon, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Dance Performance Bachelor; Honours
Dance Studies Bachelor; Honours
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University of Lincoln
Lincoln, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Dance Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on May 12, 2012