Dance

Studying dance allows you to express ideas and emotions that can’t be communicated with words. Austin Community College’s Dance Program offers performance experiences for both beginning and professional dancers. Classes are available in ballet, jazz, modern, improvisation, choreography, dance history, and more.

Pride Points

Performance experiences 

#1 for university transfer

Scholarships available 

Career & Salary Information

ACC dance students have gone on to perform with companies such as Blue Lapis Light, Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company, and Ballet East. In addition to performing, you could teach or choreograph. Some career opportunities are listed below.

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  • Choreographers

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


    Hourly Wage: $


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    Projections:

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  • Dancers

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


    Hourly Wage: $


    Currently Employed:



    Projections:

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Awards & Program Maps

 

Choose the Award Path That’s Right for You

ACC offers stackable credentials. Certificates prepare you for a career change or career advancement and often include credits that count toward associate degrees. Associate degrees further increase your employability and help you build a strong foundation for university transfer. Learn more.

Explore awards in this program and follow program maps to stay on track:

Associate of Arts