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NOC 5134 Dancers

Example Titles
ballet dancer
ballet master
ballet teacher
ballroom dancing teacher
baton twirling instructor
belly dancer
chorus dancer
classical dance instructor
classical dancer
dance instructor
dance notator
dance teacher
dancing instructor
folk dance teacher
folk dancer
folkloric dance teacher
folkloric dancer
group dance teacher
group dancer
interpretative dancer
interpretive dancer
line dance teacher
line dancer
performance movement teacher
tap dance teacher
tap dancer

Lead statement
This unit group includes dancers and dance teachers. Dancers are employed by ballet and dance companies, television and film productions and nightclubs and similar establishments. Dance teachers are employed by dance academies and dance schools.

Main duties
Dancers perform some or all of the following duties:
Practise and rehearse dance routines under direction or instruction to achieve desired interpretation and presentation
Perform dances as soloists or as members of groups before live audiences or for film or television
Train and exercise to maintain the required levels of ability and fitness
May choreograph their own performances.

Dance teachers perform some or all of the following duties:
Teach dance technique and artistic interpretation to amateur and professional individuals and groups
Teach the techniques, cultural origins and symbolic meanings of Aboriginal, ethnic and folkloric dances
Teach recreational dancing lessons such as ballroom dancing
Prepare dance students for specific auditions and performances.

Source: Canada website