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A Major in Ballet

Description of Major


This major educates students about developing technical dance training and artistic stimulation through a
rigorous academic and studio curriculum.

For more information on studying Ballet::  click here


Employment Opportunities


Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in theatre, education, and nonprofit organizations. A variety
of jobs are available for ballet graduates, including:   

Artistic Assistant Artistic Director
Ballet Master/Mistress Ballet Teacher
Box Office Manager Choreographer
Costumer Designer Dancer
Director of Arts Development Education and Outreach Manager
Group and Corporate Sales Manger Marketing Manager for Arts
Music Director Performer
Production/Stage Manager Scenic Designer
Wardrobe Master/Mistress  

Some positions listed may require education or training beyond an undergraduate degree.



Additional Links

American Academy of Ballet 

Ballet Alert 

Ballet Companies on the Web 

UC College-Conservatory of Music