Who are they and what do they do? A dance teacher teaches and prepares dancers for professional performance or for dancing as a leisure or social activity. The work will be different in intensity and level, if the teaching is of amateurs rather than professionals.
What are the activities of the job? Maintains the dancers' form on a day-to-day basis, and functions as their day-to-day teacher. S/he may also manage ballroom dancing and other courses, in which s/he teaches various kinds of ballroom dances to young people and adults, as well as teaching the basics of social etiquette.
Where is it done and under what conditions? In the environment of dance academies, theatres and ballrooms. Work is often outside normal office hours.
What tools/equipment do they use? Dance equipment, footwear, and clothes, as well as dance floors and ballrooms or stages.
What do you need to succeed? You need a talent for dancing, a musical ear, an aptitude for teaching, and dedication to dance. A university degree in dance, ballet or choreography is an advantage.