Career Pathways for Dance

Dancers line up in a formation at the Fall '19 Faculty Concert.

LMU Dance Strives for Responsible Aspiration

Studying dance provides skills in:

  • Creative Thinking
  • Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Critical Analysis
  • Mind/Body Wellness
  • Self-Discipline
  • Self-Promotion and Self-Confidence
  • Empathy and Embodiment

Alumni have gone on to careers in

  • Stage performance
  • Screen performance/commercial dance
  • Broadway shows
  • Teaching dance in K-12 education and private studios
  • Teaching dance in higher education
  • Choreography and Creative Direction
  • Careers in Non-Dance Fields such as Law, Medicine, Marketing, Business, and Film