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Why study Dance?

Dance allows you to express yourself in a creative and practical way. It's fun, physical and very demanding! It can improve your fitness, self-esteem and confidence, as well as introducing you to a wide range of different dance styles.

It will appeal to you if you love dancing, telling stories or expressing emotions using rhythm and movement. It also helps if you are determined and energetic with plenty of stamina.

Dance helps you to develop important skills such as: communication, planning, critical thinking, teamwork and self-management.

These skills are valuable in a wide range of careers, including: choreography, community dance work, dance performance (from ballet to salsa), health and fitness instruction, dance teaching and dance movement therapy.

Career Pathways

To see what career areas this subject could lead to and the routes to get there, download and view these career pathways:

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