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Dance Instructor Resume

Dance Instructor Resume

Making a dance instructor resume is not a big deal, as it is similar to that of any other resume as far as the format is concerned. Take a look at the format and sample in the following paragraphs.
Torque Earnest
Name & Contact Details: This section should have your name along with the contact details, as in your postal and email address, and contact numbers.

Objective: This is a formal introduction to what you expect from the company, and what your motive behind applying in the particular place for employment is. This point will be cleared in the sample given below. However, it is advisable that you study a bit about the firm or institute, so that you can add a few words of praise. Doing this will not only show a positive outlook towards the organization, but also show your interest level and enthusiasm.

Qualifications: This section is meant for portraying your extra qualifications, other than the formal education details and professional or work experience. For example, mention if you are trained in some special form of dancing. Mention your strong and positive points with respect to the job profile. For example, if you have multilingual skills, it can be mentioned in this section, if you are applying to an international organization or an institute where there are many foreigner students.

Professional History: This should be mentioned in a simple, yet detailed manner, as we will see in the example below. But more importantly, what is to be noted is its order. The order of mentioning the details should be reverse chronological, which means, your latest working experience should be mentioned first.

Educational History: Your formal education along with specializations in subjects you think are relevant for your employment purposes, plus others, are to be specified here.

Extra Activities: This section can be very beneficial if you are actively or otherwise involved in some extra activity. For example, if you conduct some classes or are called as a guest instructor, etc.

Personal Details: This part should have the languages known to you, date of birth, etc.

Reference: This section is to be given upon request, and hence, to be mentioned as the same.
Percy Blackeney
The Antique Torque Society
52, Belinda Street
Cell Phone No. - 12345 67890

Objective: To be able to teach, earn and share whatever knowledge I have acquired over the years, especially to foreign students because it will help me improve my dancing skills as well as get an exposure to different forms.


I have been awarded diploma certificates in the following mentioned dance forms.
  • Salsa
  • Hip Hop
  • Jazz
  • Jive
Have fluency in different foreign languages, French, Spanish and Russian, other than English.

Awarded a certificate in Advertising and Public Relations.

Have been a reality show judge of the New York City for school going as well as college students.

Professional History

New York Dance Academy (2002 - 2005)
Dance Instructor
Job Profile: Was responsible for and successfully completed the following.
  • Been the secretary of the institution for the last one year.
  • Trained kids aged 5 - 10 in the dance form, Salsa and Jive.
  • Making program schedule for different learners in the academy.
Crazy Feet Dance School (2000 - 2002)
Assistant Choreographer
Job Profile: Worked in the fundraising section for the firm as well as organized various dance programs for different purposes and themes. Managed the public relations as well as the advertising section. My duties were:
  • Scheduled programs for kids and adults, all beginners.
  • Drafted press releases for every program organized by the firm.
  • Was part of the advertising team as well.
Educational History
  • Master of Fine Arts (Dance), 1999
  • Bachelor of Arts (Literature), 1995
Extra Activities
  • Lifetime member of the Dancer's Association, New York.
  • Actively participate in the various half-yearly seminars held in Washington.
  • Prepare teenagers for dance contests/shows.
  • A columnist of an online forum.
Personal Details
  • Date of Birth: 18 Nov. 19xx
  • Type of Employment Preferred: Full-time
  • Languages Known: English, French, Spanish and Russian
Reference: Available on request.
With these tips and sample to refer to, write your own resume and go for that job that you've always dreamed about. All the best!
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