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CIHS - Dance

Dance Performance Career Technical  Education Pathway

Express Yourself Through Dance

The Dance Pathway gives student the ability to express themselves through dance – all while learning different dance styles and techniques through various exercises. Students develop an understanding of dance history as well as the importance of dance around the world. Students have the opportunity to learn how to dance, as well as gain the confidence and resilience needed to pursue their dreams. This pathway’s multi-year sequence of classes and work-based learning experiences prepares students for the rigors of college coursework in dance and gives them a competitive advantage in the performance arts industry.

Career Pathways helps students explore their talents and use their experiences in the classroom to help select a career path they’re passionate about.

Prepare in the
Classroom

Build a strong foundation with A-G approved courses and prepare yourself for an exciting new career in dance. Classes include:

  • Performance Dance
  • Choreography
  • Choreography (H)

Get Real
Exposure

Take what you learned out into the real world and see first-hand what awaits you in the world of dance. Hands-on, in-depth immersive experiences may include:

  • Guest Speakers
  • Workplace Tours
  • Special Performances
  • Guest Instructors

Valuable Training for Exciting Careers

Kickstart your career path in dance and get a head start on your college studies with the help of our academic instruction and industry insight. Potential career paths these programs help prepare you for include:

  • Dancer
  • Choreographer
  • Dance Director Assistant
  • Dance Teacher
  • Dance Cast Agent
  • Assistant Dance Coach

Industry Average: $35,000 - $48,000/Year
Projected Growth in the Field: 5% to 9%

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Ready to Bust a Move?

Contact your college & career technician for availability.
Programs are subject to change.

CTE Teacher:
Mark Raquedan
(805) 385-2787
Mark.Raquedan@oxnardunion.org