2012 Edition

national industry 711120

Dance Companies


This industry comprises companies, groups, or theaters primarily engaged in producing all types of live theatrical dance (e.g., ballet, contemporary dance, folk dance) presentations. Dance companies or groups may or may not operate their own theater or other facility for staging their shows.

The immediate parent of national industry 711120 is international industry 71112: Dance Companies

2012 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Establishments, such as exotic dance clubs, primarily engaged in providing food and beverages for consumption on the premises and that also present live dance entertainment, are classified in Subsector 722, Food Services and Drinking Places;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in organizing, promoting, and/or managing dance productions without producing their own shows are classified in Industry Group 7113, Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events; and
  • Freelance producers and dancers primarily engaged in theatrical activities independent of a company or group are classified in Industry 711510, Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Value
2002 711120 -
2007 711120 -
2012 711120 -
2017 711120 -

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 711120, Dance Companies:

  1. art entertainment and recreation
  2. dance company
  3. entertainment performed on other premises
  4. performing art company
  5. performing art spectator sport and related industry
  6. theatrical company traveling
  7. theatrical producer except motion picture and miscellaneous theatrical service


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