Potential Careers in Dance

Potential Successful Areas of Employment for Dancers

  • Dancer
  • Choreographer
  • Teacher
  • Dance Writer
  • Physical Therapist
  • Yoga/Pilates/Somatic Teacher
  • Athletic Coach/Personal Trainer
  • Group Fitness Instructor
  • Arts Administration
  • Dance Photographer or Videographer
  • Dancer in a large-scale theme park, Las Vegas production or smaller productions on a cruise line
  • Marketing and public relations for a dance company
  • Artist management and representation
  • Arts facilities operations
  • Special events planner for a ballet company or arts organization

Skills Acquired in the NVAA Dance Program

  • Critical thinking skills
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to work individually and collaboratively
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Performance and presentation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Project management skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Listening, clarifying, questioning and responding skills