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 2022 Career Outcomes for Dance*

** Includes Self-Employed

Campus Resources

Additional UGA Career Center Recommendations/Considerations

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. 

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Additional Career Research Resources

  • O*NET (click on Find Occupations)
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook (type in general term for career of interest)
  • Career Insider: Vault Guides (Under the “Resources” tab and select “Online Resources”)
  • Candid Career (View professionals speaking about their careers under the “Resources” tab and select “Online Resources”)
  • LinkedIn Career Insights Tool (search what uga alumni do, what they studied, what they are skilled at, where they live, where they work and what they are skilled at
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Employment Websites

Professional Associations/Resources

Employers/Position Title Reported by Class of 2022 Dance majors

The information below represents employers and position titles from the Class of 2022 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)
5678 Dance Academy of Performing Arts Lead Instructor
Red Dress Merchandiser
Threads Dance Project Dance Artist
* 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 2022 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 2022 Dance majors

The information below represents graduate/professional schools and programs reported through the Class of 2022 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)
Georgia Gwinnett College Georgia Gwinnett College, Not Specified
University of Georgia Nonprofit Mgmt. Leadership, Not Specified
* denotes no responses received.