1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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2491-15 Dance Teacher (Private)

Teaches students in the practice, theory and performance of dance, in private training establishments.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • determines students' interests, capabilities and potential for training through interview and observation
  • plans programs of study for individual students and groups
  • explains and demonstrates techniques and methods of regulating movements of body and feet to musical and rhythmic accompaniment
  • trains students in the execution of dance steps and routines
  • develops skills of musical interpretation and performance artistry
  • assesses competence and provides feedback
  • teaches theory of the particular area of study
  • may choreograph dances for special concerts and prepare students for competitions
  • may instruct other teachers of dance in methods of instructing pupils and in theories of learning, and the development of dance programs

Ballet Teacher

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