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Career Opportunities

Dance integrates arts learning and participation into the lives of children, seniors, youth, and other populations.  The Certificate in Dance and Minor in Dance will bring an understanding about the artistic discipline of dance as well as how to bring dance to a diverse range of communities. They will be entrepreneurial, able to create their own opportunities by developing proposals to meet the needs of organizations, schools, and community partners. Relevant career paths include community dance practitioner, arts administrator, cultural advisor/educator, director of recreational dance program, dance instructor, dance therapist, arts manager, private studio owner, choreographer, and community youth group leaders.  Moreover, opportunities to work for dance companies, performing arts theatres, nonprofits and in academia.