The study of dance teaches students a broad range of skills applicable to many careers, including those in the performing arts. Ongoing training and networking are key to developing the physical and interpersonal skills that will benefit you as you work with choreographers, companies, and the general public.

What it Takes

  • Your job search arsenal includes business cards, an online portfolio, resume, and reels/examples of your work.
  • Capture and archive still or video images of your performances
  • Experience is crucial. Prove yourself doing freelance writing, reporting and internships, and it will lead to other offers.
  • List your name on dance related sites
  • Network. Nearly all hiring/offers for work come through relationships.