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ERIC Number: ED249185
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Mar-30
Pages: 25
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Careers in Dance.
Weeks, Sandra
Trends in the current job market in the field of dance are identified, and aspects, such as personal qualifications, training requirements, income potential, and employment possibilities, are discussed. Employment opportunities in the professional world, the field of education, and the corporate environment are explored. Career opportunities for dance in the following areas are discussed: (1) professional dance--ballet, modern, jazz, musical comedy, ethnic, and tap; (2) teaching dance in studios, public and private schools, and colleges and universities; (3) dance choreography; (4) dance therapy; (5) dance medicine; (6) dance writer--author of books, articles, journals, and tests; archivist/historian; researcher; and dance critic for newspapers, magazines, or television; (7) dance notation, notation teacher, reconstructor, or autographer; and (8) arts management. Related areas, such as those associated with the technical production of dance programs, are briefly mentioned. (JD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (Anaheim, CA, March 29-April 2, 1984).