Create new dance routines. Rehearse performance of routines. May direct and stage presentations.

Key Competencies * Persistence * Initiative * Achievement/Effort * Dependability * Innovation * Adaptability/Flexibility * Leadership * Stress Tolerance * Attention to Detail * Independence

Representative Tasks * Direct rehearsals to instruct dancers in how to use dance steps, and in techniques to achieve desired effects. * Teach students, dancers, and other performers about rhythm and interpretive movement. * 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.


Educational Services, Arts Entertainment & Recreation,

Job Family Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media

Sample Job Titles Artistic Director, Ballet Director, Choreographer, Choreography Director, Dance Choreographer, Dance Director, Dance Instructor, Dance Maker, Dance Master, Dance Teacher, Dancing Master, Musical Choreographer, Teaching Choreographer.