Profession dance répétiteur

Dance répétiteurs assist conductors and choreographers in directing rehearsals and guiding the artists in the rehearsal process. Regardless of their nature and scope, a répétiteur's actions are, from an ethical and practical standpoint, based on a commitment to respect the integrity of the work.

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Personality Type

  • Artistic / Realistic
  • Artistic / Social


  • Labour legislation

    Legislation, on a national or international level, that governs labour conditions in various fields between labour parties such as the government, employees, employers, and trade unions.

  • Intellectual property law

    The regulations that govern the set of rights protecting products of the intellect from unlawful infringement.

  • Link between dance and music style

    The relation of a practiced dance style with music structure and musicians.


  • Help document artistic work at all stages

    Document the artistic work for later reference. Produce audiovisual documents. Write documents such as rehearsal notes, cast lists and cue lists. Write a choreographic notation if relevant. Preserve documents related to the creation and production of the work, etc.

  • Train artists in flying

    Train artists in operating fly harnesses and flying systems/rehearse fly movements.

  • Prepare rehearsals

    Decide on the content of a rehearsal, become fully immersed in the choreographic material and other components of the work. assemble the necessary technical and material resources, help to set up the rehearsal space.

  • Represent artistic production

    Represent the artistic company or production outside your day-to-day activities. Liaise with presenters and their teams. Participate in promotional, cultural and artistic mediation activities. Help direct tours.

  • Work with broad variety of personalities

    Be flexible and work with a broad mix of personalities.

  • Test artist flying systems

    Monitor or try flying systems to ensure health and safety conditions are adequate.

  • Rehearse artist fly movements

    Help the artist rehearse their flying movements using the appropriate equipment.

  • Promote yourself

    Market one's own strengths in terms of skills and knowledge.

  • Maintain safe working conditions in performing arts

    Verify the technical aspects of your workspace, costumes, props, etc. Eliminate potential hazards in your work space or performance. Intervene actively in cases of accidents or illness.

  • Work with respect for own safety

    Apply the safety rules according to training and instruction and based on a solid understanding of the prevention measures and risks to your own personal health and safety.

  • Help set rehearsal schedule

    Take the necessary steps to develop a rehearsal schedule. Check the availability of the artistic team and technical crew and reserve rehearsal spaces. Set a schedule for rehearsals and training sessions during both the production period and the performance period. Respond to any unexpected events. Communicate the schedules to the persons concerned.

  • Manage personal professional development

    Take responsibility for lifelong learning and continuous professional development. Engage in learning to support and update professional competence. Identify priority areas for professional development based on reflection about own practice and through contact with peers and stakeholders.

  • Guide performers' training sessions

    Organise performance training by determining its goals. Supervise the performers' training.

  • Contribute to the development of a creative choreography

    Help the choreographer develop his or her artistic intent. Grasp the work's identity, participate in the creative process, and ensure a smooth relationship and communications within the artistic team.

  • Develop a coaching style

    Develop a style for coaching individuals or groups that ensures all participants are at ease, and are able to acquire the necessary skills and competences provided in the coaching in a positive and productive manner.

  • Manage artistic career

    Present yourself and your artistic approach. Position your work in target markets. Promote and market yourself and your oeuvre.

Optional knowledge and skills

work in an international environment inspire enthusiasm for dance read scripts analyse a script analyse score follow time cues teach dance read dance scores dance prompt performers be in touch with your body manage artistic project