Sample Career Roadmap
Top Expected Tasks
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.
Coordinate dancing with that of partners or dance ensembles.
Develop self-understanding of physical capabilities and limitations, and choose dance styles accordingly.
Perform classical, modern, or acrobatic dances in productions, expressing stories, rhythm, and sound with their bodies.
Collaborate with choreographers to refine or modify dance steps.
Audition for dance roles or for membership in dance companies.
Prepare pointe shoes, by sewing or other means, for use in rehearsals and performance.
Perform in productions, singing or acting in addition to dancing, if required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.
Customer and Personal Service
Gross Body Coordination
Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications