2653-Dancers and choreographers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Dancers and choreographers
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Job Description: 
Dancers and choreographers conceive and create or perform dances.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) conceiving and creating dances, which often convey a story, theme, idea or mood, by a pattern of steps, movements and gestures
  • (b) performing dances as a soloist, with a partner or as a member of a dancing group before live audiences or for film, television or other visual media
  • (c) training ,exercising and attending dance classes to maintain the required levels of ability and fitness
  • (d) directing and participating in rehearsals to practice dance steps and techniques required for a performance
  • (e) auditioning for dance roles or for memberships in dance companies
  • (f) coordinating the production music with the music directors.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Choreographer
- Ballet Dancer
- Night-club dancer
- Street dancer


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Dance teacher - 2355

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