What is a Dance Specialist?

Dance Specialist Job Description

Dance specialists are responsible for facilitating classes that enable individuals to develop their dance knowledge and abilities. They must ensure a sense of belonging and community is integrated through their selection of activities.



Typical Job Duties

• Prepare students to demonstrate their abilities for one another or for a group of their peers

• Liaise with other specialists

• Ensure program participants are engaged in the activities of the program

• Promote creativity, self-expression and positive peer relationships

• Create and facilitate engaging dance class that helps builds skill and body awareness



Scholarships for Becoming a Dance Specialist

The Applicable Majors section below shows fields of study relevant to a career as a Dance Specialist. You can search for scholarships matched to those fields of study on our Dance Scholarships and Theatre Scholarships pages.


Success Tip: Be sure to apply for any scholarships that you even barely qualify for, as there are millions of dollars of scholarships that go unused every year due to a lack of applicants!



Becoming a Dance Specialist: Applicable Majors

Studying one of the university majors listed below is an excellent starting point for becoming a Dance Specialist. Click on the links to find out what else you can do with these majors!


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