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Dancers entertain people by expressing ideas and emotions, usually to music, using body movements.


Pay rates for dancers depend on your ability, as well as how often you work and what type of work you do.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a dancer are poor due to limited paid roles and high competition for positions.
Loren de Boeck in a contorted pose on the floor with one leg over her shoulder

A dancer puts into practise her knowledge of dance techniques

Last updated 9 June 2017