ANZSCO code 211112
Dancer or Choreographer
Entertains by performing dances, or creates dance compositions. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience. Skill Level 1 Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
- Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services (VETASSESS)
- Ballet Dancer
- Contemporary or Modern Dancer
- Exotic Dancer
Specialisation titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialised tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.
Unit Group 2111: Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers
Entertain by portraying roles in productions, performing and composing dances, and performing a variety of other acts.
Indicative Skill Level
In Australia and New Zealand: Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. Some occupations in this unit group require high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience (ANZSCO Skill Level
- Reading scripts and undertaking research to gain understanding of parts, themes and characterisations
- Learning lines and cues, rehearsing parts, and applying vocal and movement skills to the development of characterisation
- Preparing for performances through rehearsals under the instruction and guidance of production directors
- Acting parts and portraying roles as developed in rehearsals in film, television, radio and stage productions
- Practising dance routines and interpreting the choreographic content of the production
- Performing dances for audience entertainment, coordinating body movements and facial expression, usually with musical accompaniment
- Composing and notating ballet compositions and other dance routines
- Creating and performing individual performance routines
- Rehearsing, auditioning and travelling between entertainment venues