Date of Award
Bachelor of Applied Sciences Honours
Faculty of Science and Technology
Dr Lynn Embrey
This study investigates factors that influence both full time and part time ballroom dance instructors engaged in competitive and non-competitive dance instruction. A case study approach has been adopted to describe three dance instructors. Two of these instructors are a married couple who are full time professional ballroom dance instructors who are also the proprietors of a Perth metropolitan dance studio. The third professional instructor is a part time employee. The case study approach is utilized to gain insight into the perceptions of the instructors as to the demands that are made upon them. Participant observation, interview and documents are the basis of data collection and analysis. A number of recommendations are made in the light of this case study.
Jonas-Dwyer, D. (1992). A Case Study of Professional Ballroom Dance Instructors. Retrieved from http://ro.ecu.edu.au/theses_hons/1010