UGA Specific Information for Dance

The study of dance provides students with a broad range of skills applicable to the performing arts and beyond. A dance major develops her/his skills in presenting, ability to perform in public, and control of the body. These skills, in addition to many others, provide a solid basis for working effectively with people. Dancing also helps students learn to concentrate intensely, listen, observe, solve problems creatively, think critically, work under pressure, meet deadlines, and process constructive feedback.

Possible Employers Who May Hire UGA Dance Majors

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre | Arts Councils | Bravo Dance Center Inc. | Center for American Dance Inc. | Center Stage Dance Company Georgia | Creative Movement and Dance | Cruise Lines | Dance Cavise Inc. | Dance Conservatory Inc. | Dance New Amsterdam Inc. | Dance Sprint | Dance Theater of Harlem Inc. | Macfadden Performing Arts Media, LLC | Opus Dance Theater & Company | Parsons Dance Foundation, Inc. | Performing Arts Center | Robin Performing Arts | Xoregos Performing

Possible Job Titles for UGA Dance Majors

Artist-in-Residence | Ballet Mistress/Master | Choreographer | Community Dance Worker | Costume Designer | Critic | Dance Teacher | Dance Therapist/Movement Therapist | Rehearsal Director | Studio Owner

UGA Dance Career Outcomes for the Class of 2016*

** Includes Self-Employed

*Source: Areas above marked with an Asterisk (*) have been created utilizing data taken from the UGA Career Outcomes Survey. The "Employers Hiring ..., Job Titles of ..., Career Outcomes for ..., and Graduate Schools Attended By ..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2016 Graduates. The lists are not exhaustive and therefore do not represent all potential career options. Click here for more detailed Career Outcomes information regarding this major.

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