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