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.
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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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Create new dance routines. Rehearse performance of routines. May direct and stage presentations.
Hourly Wage: $
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Perform dances. May perform on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for video recording.
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Austin Community College offers associate degrees that give you a strong foundation leading to a career or university transfer. In career-tech programs, you also have the option to earn a certificate that requires enough credits for entry-level employment while you stack those credits toward an associate degree in your program. Learn more.