Arts, Digital Media & Communications

Arts, Digital Media & Communications


Dance expresses ideas and emotions that no words can. ACC’s Dance Program offers a wide range of performance experiences for dance majors and beginning dancers alike. You’ll gain an understanding of dance history, appreciation, and cultural impact. Training is available in ballet, jazz, modern dance, improvisation, and choreography.

Job Titles & Career Information

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  • Dancers

    Perform dances. May perform on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for video recording.

    Hourly Wage: $11.13

    Currently Employed: 274


    274 people are employed as Dancers. This number is expected to increase by 5.47% over the next four years.

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  • Choreographers

    Create new dance routines. Rehearse performance of routines. May direct and stage presentations.

    Hourly Wage: $23.79

    Currently Employed: 75


    75 people are employed as Choreographers. This number is expected to increase by 6.67% over the next four years.

    Austin Community College MSA Map

Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.

Program Map

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Awards in This Program

Associate of Arts

  • Dance

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