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Career and Education Opportunities for Dancers

In general, dancers perform dances. They also may also sing or act.

Select a state from the map below to find education opportunities to begin your Dancer career.

STATES WITH Dancer OPPORTUNITIES

Highlighted states contain educational opportunities in Musical Entertainment

JOB DESCRIPTION: Dancer

Dancers train and attend dance classes to maintain high levels of technical proficiency and physical fitness. They also harmonize body movements to rhythm of musical accompaniment. Equally important, dancers have to direct dancing with that of partners or dance ensembles. They are often called upon to collaborate with choreographers so as to refine or modify dance steps. Finally, dancers monitor the field of dance to remain aware of current trends and innovations.

Every day, dancers are expected to be able to keep focus on activity when in motion . They need to twist and stretch their arms and legs to get work done.