Dancers

Also called: Ballet Dancer, Company Dancer, Dancer, Soloist Dancer,



What they do:
Perform dances. May perform on stage, for broadcasting, or for video recording.
On the job, you would:
  • Study and practice dance moves required in roles.
  • Harmonize body movements to rhythm of musical accompaniment.
  • Train, exercise, and attend dance classes to maintain high levels of technical proficiency, physical ability, and physical fitness.

Knowledge

Arts and Humanities
  • music, dance, visual arts, drama, or sculpture
  • English language
Business
  • customer service

Skills

Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions

Abilities

Endurance
  • exercise for a long time without getting out of breath
Flexibility, Balance, and Coordination
  • move your arms, legs, and mid-section together while your whole body is moving
  • bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs
Physical Strength
  • exercise for a long time without your muscles getting tired
  • use your lower back and stomach
Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include creating, designing, and making your own rules.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Achievement/Effort
  • Persistence
  • Cooperation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Initiative
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Web page creation and editing software
  • Facebook
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Choreography software
Internet browser software
  • Web browser software

Education

Education: (rated 3 of 5)
  • high school diploma/GED
  • no high school diploma/GED
usually needed

Job Outlook

Below Average Outlook
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
Salary
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What they do:
Perform dances. May perform on stage, for broadcasting, or for video recording.

On the job, you would:
  • Study and practice dance moves required in roles.
  • Harmonize body movements to rhythm of musical accompaniment.
  • Train, exercise, and attend dance classes to maintain high levels of technical proficiency, physical ability, and physical fitness.

KNOWLEDGE

Arts and Humanities
  • music, dance, visual arts, drama, or sculpture
  • English language
Business
  • customer service

SKILLS

Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions

ABILITIES

Endurance
  • exercise for a long time without getting out of breath
Flexibility, Balance, and Coordination
  • move your arms, legs, and mid-section together while your whole body is moving
  • bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs
Physical Strength
  • exercise for a long time without your muscles getting tired
  • use your lower back and stomach
Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say

PERSONALITY

People interested in this work like activities that include creating, designing, and making your own rules.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Achievement/Effort
  • Persistence
  • Cooperation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Initiative
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

TECHNOLOGY

You might use software like this on the job:

Web page creation and editing software
  • Facebook
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Choreography software
Internet browser software
  • Web browser software

EDUCATION

Education: (rated 3 of 5)
  • high school diploma/GED
  • no high school diploma/GED
usually needed

JOB OUTLOOK

Below Average Outlook
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
Salary
$0
$0
$0

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