Summer dance festivals and some large companies offer opportunities to train and study. Check these options as well as the list maintained by the Department of Dance to advance your career.

Career Paths

In a survey of 350 Department of Dance alumni: —21% were teaching in higher education —17% were teaching body work, fitness, or physical, occupational, or dance therapy —16% were teaching privately or in public schools —14% were employed in fields including social entrepreneurship, medicine, wellness, counseling, and law —12% were working at dance companies —8.5% were entrepreneurs —8% were artistic directors —7% were freelancing —4% were working in arts administration

Alexander Technique Teacher Movement Therapist
Artistic Director Performer
Arts Administrator Personal Trainer
Choreographer Physical Therapist
Dance Critic Producer
Dance Educator Sports Trainer
Dance Studio Owner Theatre Adminstrator
Feldenkrais method Teacher Videographer
Fitness Studio Owner Yoga or Pilates Instructor
Marketing Rep for a Dance Company Youth Worker

More Assistance

Head to the Student Resources section on My.FAA for additional information and advice or make an appointment at the Career Center for an individualized planning session.

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