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Ballet Dancer, Company Dancer, Dancer, Soloist Dancer

What they do:
Perform dances. May perform on stage, for broadcasting, or for video recording.
On the job, you would:
  • 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.


Arts and Humanities

  • music, dance, visual arts, drama, or sculpture
  • English language


  • customer service


Basic Skills

  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem


  • changing what is done based on other people's actions



  • exercise for a long time without getting out of breath

Flexibility, Balance, and Coordination

  • move your arms, legs, and mid-section together while your whole body is moving
  • bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs

Physical Strength

  • exercise for a long time without your muscles getting tired
  • use your lower back and stomach


  • listen and understand what people say


People interested in this work like activities that include creating, designing, and making your own rules.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Achievement/Effort
  • Persistence
  • Cooperation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Initiative
  • Adaptability/Flexibility


You might use software like this on the job:

Web page creation and editing software

  • Facebook Hot Technology
  • LinkedIn Hot Technology

Video creation and editing software

  • Apple Final Cut Pro
  • YouTube

Graphics or photo imaging software

  • Adobe Photoshop Hot Technology
  • Choreography software


Education: (rated 3 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
no high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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