2538-13 Dancer or Choreographer
Performs dances, or composes dances, to entertain audiences.
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.
- performs dances for audience entertainment, coordinating body movements and facial expression, usually with musical accompaniment
- participates in dance exercises to maintain required physical condition of body and control of movements
- interprets physically and emotionally the choreographic content of the production
- coordinates body movements that express and convey the meaning of the choreography to audiences
- rehearses dances under direction and instruction, or develops own interpretation
- composes ballet movements and other dance routines
- may sing or act
Contemporary or Modern Dancer