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Bachelor of Arts
Dance: Choreography & Performance (B.A.)
This degree prepares students for various dance careers with relevant skills in choreography and performance.
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A major in Dance offers a versatile but quality experience to serve as the foundation of a career in Dance as a dance educator. This group of courses prepares students with a dance degree for advanced studies in contemporary Dance and to work in artistic dance performance and teaching.

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Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Dance with an emphasis in Choreography & Performance have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Dance Instructor
Dance instructors teach dance styles to students in private lessons, group lessons, school, or dance companies.
Choreographers create and teach original dances for theaters, dance companies, and movie studios.
Dance Director
As a dance director, you will oversee the production of stage and film dance performances. You might also hire dancers and choreographers, run rehearsals, and make decisions about the show's creative elements.
Dancer Performer
In this career, you will perform various dance styles, usually in companies in front of a live audience, on TV, in music videos, or in stage productions.
Dance Therapist
Dance therapists use movement to help clients improve health, reduce stress, boost self-esteem, and overcome physical disabilities.

Getting Started in This Degree

If you are interested in Dance with an emphasis in Choreography & Performance, start with one of the following major-specific courses:

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