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Choreographer—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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Dancers perform dances alone or with others. Through dancing, they attempt to tell a story, interpret an idea, or simply express rhythm and sound by supplying preconceived physical movements to music. There are approximately 11,240 professional dancers working in the United States.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $75,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

None

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Artistic

Athletic

Creative

Career Ladder
Artistic Director

Choreographer

Teacher

Dance Captain/Ballet Master or Mistress

Dancer

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