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Descriptions & Duties

  • Dancers perform different types of dance, such as Ballet, tango, modern dance, tap dance, Chinese dance, folk dance and jazz dance to entertain audience or express stories through rhythmic body movements and gestures. They may create and interpret choreography.

Generic Competencies

Physical Abilities

Physical abilities

  • Physical strength
  • Eye hand coordination / precision / dexterity


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Technology Skills

Technology skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Application of technology


Importance:1 (Max:5) 

Skill is rarely required


Cognitive Abilities

Cognitive abilities

  • Creativity
  • Visualisation
  • Logical thinking


Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time


Comprehension And Expression

Comprehension and expression skills

  • Reading comprehension
  • Oral / written expression


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Social Skills

Social skills

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Organisation And Execution Skills

Organisation and execution skills

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Judgement
  • Decision making


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills

  • Ability to solve simple and complex problems effectively and efficiently


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Management Skills

Management skills

  • Leadership
  • Management of finance / time / people / other resources


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Trade Specific Competencies

Good dancing ability

Dancers must have excellent balance so they can move their bodies without falling or losing their sense of rhythm. To deliver a theme or mode or an idea, they keep practice and rehearse for long hours persistently to maintain high levels of technical proficiency.

Good performance skills

Dancers must be able to carry out dancing performance before audience. They must endure regular practice and frequent rehearsal to improve their technique, style, and expression. They also need determination and perseverance to compete for performance opportunities.

General Requirements

Other specific requirements

  • Usually enhance their skills through formal dancing training and long-term training

Career Path & Salary

Private Sector

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Work Environment

  • Dancers perform in the theatre or arenas for live performances.

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