Also called: Artistic Director, Choreographer, Dance Director
What they do:Create new dance routines. Rehearse performance of routines. May direct and stage presentations.
On the job, you would:
- Direct rehearsals to instruct dancers in how to use dance steps, and in techniques to achieve desired effects.
- Read and study story lines and musical scores to determine how to translate ideas and moods into dance movements.
- Design dances for individual dancers, dance companies, musical theatre, opera, fashion shows, film, television productions and special events, and for dancers ranging from beginners to professionals.
Arts and Humanities
Education and Training
Math and Science
Flexibility, Balance, and Coordination
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include creating, designing, and making your own rules.
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