Dance

Dance is about learning and studying a variety of dance styles.

Examples include ballet, jazz, folk, traditional, modern, hip hop, etc.

As well as learning and practicing a variety of dances, this area usually includes learning about choreography, dance notation and the history of dance.

NZ university majors related to this area

Though in the same subject area, they may be very different.

Examples of career opportunities

Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!).

  • Dancer
  • Choreographer
  • Acrobat
  • Dance teacher
  • Academic

Income and employment prospects

Income

107% of national
median earnings


Employment

61%
Employed
5%
Unemployed
24%
Further study
10%
Other or unknown

Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.

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