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Dance School Owners and Managers


A growing number of people are becoming interested in taking dance lessons as a result of the popularity of television shows such as So You Think You Can Dance, America’s Ballroom Challenge, and Dancing with the Stars; an interest in becoming physically fit; and other factors. Dance school owners operate academies that teach dance moves and techniques to individuals and groups. These schools may focus on a specific dance genre—such as ballet or tap dance—or they may teach a variety of styles. Dance school managers oversee dance instructors and are responsible for the day-to-day operations of dance schools. They often serve as the liaison between customers and the dance school owner. 

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma




About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits




Career Ladder
Choreographer or Dance Company Director

Dance School Owner

Dance School Manager

Head Instructor

Dance Instructor