Entertains by performing dances, or creates dance compositions. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.
Skill Level 1
Contemporary or Modern Dancer
Caveats No caveats
Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations
2538-13 Dancer or Choreographer
Group: 2111 Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers
entertain by portraying roles in productions, performing and composing dances, and performing a variety of other acts.
reading scripts and undertaking research to gain understanding of parts, themes and characterisations
learning lines and cues, rehearsing parts, and applying vocal and movement skills to the development of characterisation
preparing for performances through rehearsals under the instruction and guidance of production directors
acting parts and portraying roles as developed in rehearsals in film, television, radio and stage productions
practising dance routines and interpreting the choreographic content of the production
performing dances for audience entertainment, coordinating body movements and facial expression, usually with musical accompaniment
composing and notating ballet compositions and other dance routines
creating and performing individual performance routines
rehearsing, auditioning and travelling between entertainment venues
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. Some occupations in this unit group require high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).