We surveyed 3,994 dancers to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.
Dancers are artistic and realistic
Dancers tend to be predominantly artistic individuals, meaning that they are creative and original and work well in a setting that allows for self-expression. They also tend to be realistic, which means that they often enjoy working outdoors or applying themselves to a hands-on project.
If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a dancer. However, if you are conventional, this is probably not a good career for you. Unsure of where you fit in? Take the career test now.
Here’s how the Holland codes of the average dancer break down:
The top personality traits of dancers are openness and conscientiousness
Dancers score highly on openness, which means they are usually curious, imaginative, and value variety. They also tend to be high on the measure of conscientiousness, which means that they are methodical, reliable, and generally plan out things in advance.
Once again, let’s break down the components of the personality of an average dancer: