Summary: This information describes typical occupations and employment settings associated with this major. Understand some of these
options may require additional training. Moreover, you are not limited to these options when choosing a possible career path.
Description of Dance
The study of dance provides students with a broad range of skills applicable to the performing arts and beyond. A dance
major develops her/his skills in presenting, ability to perform in public, and control of the body. These skills, in addition
to many others, provide a solid basis for working effectively with people. Dancing also helps students learn to
concentrate intensely, listen, observe, solve problems creatively, think critically, work under pressure, meet deadlines, and
process constructive feedback.
O*NET, http://online.onetcenter.org (click on "Find Occupations")
Occupational Outlook Handbook, www.bls.gov/oco (type in general term for career of interest)
Alberta Occupational Profiles, www.alis.gov.ab.ca/occinfo/frameset.asp (click on "Occupational Title Search")
Georgia Career Information Center, www.gcic.peachnet.edu (call the Career Center front desk at 706.542.3375 for the username and
*Please visit the Career Center Library or your Career Consultant if you need additional information or assistance.
Possible Job Titles of Dance Graduates
(*As reported by UGA Career Center post-graduate survey)
Arts Council Director