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.

Class of 2023 Career Outcomes for Dance*

** Includes Self-Employed

Campus Resources

Additional UGA Career Center Recommendations

Get involved and build your resume early.  Consider internships and volunteer opportunities to demonstrate work ethic and experience through-out your resume. Join student organizations that fit your interests and career goals.  Also, consider informational interviews of professionals within your field.  Visit the career center website or career guide for more information about informational interviewing including questions to ask and a cold calling script. 

Additional Career Research Resources

O*NET Online – The O*NET database includes information on skills, abilities, knowledge, work activities, and interests associated with over 900 occupations.  

My Next Move – An interactive tool for students and job seekers to learn more about their career options.  

Occupational Outlook Handbook – The OOH is a career resource offering information on the hundreds of occupations that provide most of jobs in the United States.  

Vault – provides in-depth intelligence on what it’s really like to work in an industry, company, or profession – and how to position yourself to land that job.  

Candid Career – This resource provides you with access to thousands of informational video interviews with real professionals through an easy-to-use website.  

UGA Mentor Program – Connect with a mentor (alumni, faculty, staff) to research and explore industries and careers. Research industries and careers by connecting with a mentor for a quick chat or formal 16-week mentorship through the UGA Mentor Program.  

Interstride - Interstride is an interactive tool for both international and domestic students to enhance their international experience and employment potential. The platform consists of job-listings, hiring trends, employer information, self-assessments, and up-to-date immigration guidance. 

Glassdoor - Glassdoor is a free jobs and career community that offers an inside look at jobs and companies through "employee generated content" – anonymous salaries, company reviews, interview questions, and more – all posted by employees and job seekers.  

Steppingblocks - Research your future career with real-world stats about your major, your interests, and your dream job title with career and education searches designed to find your best path based on millions of others. It’s data-powered career exploration for doers like you.

Employment Websites


  • Handshake (scroll down to the bottom of the page; login with your UGA MyID and password)  
  • LinkedIn (this popular networking site also has a job board!) 
  • Idealist (non-profit jobs) 
  • USAJobs (federal jobs) 

Professional Associations/Resources

Employers/Position Title Reported by Class of 2023 Dance majors

The information below represents employers and position titles from the Class of 2023 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.

Employer Position Title(s)
Bellwether Landscape Architects Design Associate
WFXG FOX54 Multimedia Journalist
* denotes no responses received.

*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/Professional Schools and Programs..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2023 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.

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 Fx Atlanta | Dance New Amsterdam Inc. | Dance Sprint | Dance Theater of Harlem Inc. | East Athens Educational Dance Center | Macfadden Performing Arts Media, LLC | Opus Dance Theater & Company | Parsons Dance Foundation, Inc. | Performing Arts Center | Robin Performing Arts | Teach for America | 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

Graduate/Professional Schools attended by Class of 2023 Dance majors

The information below represents graduate/professional schools and programs reported through the Class of 2023 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.

Graduate School Program(s)
Simmons University Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Degree Not Specified
* denotes no responses received.