(NOC 5134)

Career Description

Dancers perform dances before live audiences or for film or television, and may choreograph their own or others' performances.

Duties May Include

Dancers perform some or all of the following duties:

Practise and rehearse dance routines under direction or instruction to achieve desired interpretation and presentation.

Perform dances as soloists or as members of groups before live audiences or for film or television.

Train and exercise to maintain the required levels of ability and fitness.

May choreograph their own performances.

Dancers may specialize in specific types of dance such as ballet, ballroom, folk, jazz or modern.

Examples of Titles

Ballet Dancer
Dance Instructor
Folkloric Dancer
Interpretive Dancer
Tap Dancer

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University)
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Performance: Dance Bachelor
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Dance - Performance Diploma; Online
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Concordia University
Montreal, Qu├ębec, CA

Related Program(s):
Contemporary Dance (BFA) Bachelor
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York University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Dance Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on January 26, 2022