The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) reported that in 2011 visual and performing arts were the largest employers in the creative industries.There are numerous career pathways that utilise dance skills.  These are: Performer in theatre, tv, film, cruise ship, music videos, artist tours, musical theatre, resident or touring company, Choreographer, Teacher (private/state school), Dance Therapy, Events Manager, Arts Officer, Lecturer, Community Dance Officer, Journalist, costume/set designer, PR specialist.