Career Opportunities

 
 

So Many Options!

A career in dance requires training, discipline and dedication. At Seton Hill, you are able to study dance as well as the liberal arts, which examine philosophy and theology, mathematics and science, language study and entrepreneurial skills. The variety of courses and experiential opportunities provide you with a wide scope of experiences that will prepare you for your dream career.

A Bachelor of Arts in dance performance, choreography or education/pedagogy can prepare you for a host of possible careers. Take a look:  

  • Owner of a dance studio
  • Director at a dance company, studio or theatre
  • Teacher at a dance studio, community program or fitness studio
  • Arts administrator
  • Arts facilities manager
  • Marketing or public relations professional for a dance company or studio
  • Web designer for a dance company or studio
  • Performer in music videos, television productions, commercials or movies
  • Performer on cruise ships, theme parks and other professional productions
  • Choreographer

In addition, an undergraduate degree in dance will prepare you for graduate study, which can lead to a career in higher education, dance therapy, physical therapy or dance medicine and science.

Our Graduates

Seton Hill's Dance Program graduates are professional actors/dancers, producers, playwrights, directors, designers, writers, casting directors, teachers, choreographers, business owners and administrators. They entertain on stage, in film and on TV, and serve in creative posts in the advertising, marketing, public relations, communication and entertainment industries.

Our Dance Program graduates have gone on to do amazing things. Visit the success stories section to find out more.

Internships, Apprenticeships, and Work Study Opportunities for Current Students

While still at Seton Hill, theatre and dance majors are employed in Seton Hill's costume and scene shops as well as in the box office. Theatre and dance majors also have the opportunity to serve as paid classroom tutors. In addition, our students have a long track record of success working as interns, apprentices, and performers in theatre companies and theme parks around the country.

The Career & Professional Development Center Works With You Throughout Your Academic Career – and After You Graduate

As a Seton Hill student you have the opportunity to work with career advisors who are committed to supporting you throughout your education – and who will continue to do so after you graduate.

Career advisors can provide:

  • Major & Career Exploration Advice.
  • 
Resume & Career Document Development.
  • 
Interview Preparation.
  • Networking Information.
  • 
Internship & Job Search Resources.

  • Graduate & Professional School Planning.

Find out more at setonhill.edu/careerservices.