Career options for a dancer

Carolina Cortez

Dance critic

what job consists of

-Dance critics are responsible for attending live dance performances and publishing and broadcasting reviews of those dance performances.

what formal training is required

-You need a broad educational background

-A degree in dance

Job market and what is the average salary

-Median annual wage $33,020

-Median hourly wage $15.88

what characteristics does a person in profession need

-Good critics have an insatiable curiosity about the arts and must have the desire to learn everything they can about the history of the performing arts.

Identify skills and qualities leading to success in dance

-The ability to write well, communicate clearly and be sympathetically as well as adapting particular leadership of publication. Lastly, you must be able to write fast

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Choreography

What job consists of

-Create dances or interpretations of existing dances

-choose the music that will accompany a dance

-audition dancers for a role in a show or withing a dance company

Formal training and required education

-High school and sometimes even a bachelors degree

-long term and on the job training

Job market and average salary

-$15.87 per hour

-with college degree, up to $75,300 annually

What characteristics does a person have to have

-Creativity

-Discipline

-Leadership

Identify skills and qualities leading to success

-Patience and willingness

Dance teacher

What job consists of

-Train and develop their pupils in all types of dance

-Work with individuals and all sorts of ages

-Teaching the theory of dance

-Designing dance pieces and performances

formal training and required education

-Teaching degree

-A major or minor in dance

Job market and average salary

-Median salary pay as of 2013 is about $35,500

-predicted that jobs for self-enriched teachers in general would expand by 14% through 2022.

what characteristics does a person have to have

-Charisma and willingness

Identify skills and qualities leading to success

-Good practical ability in dance and music

-An understanding of health and safety to prevent injury

-Patience

-Good communication and people skills

-Ability to control groups of pupils

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