Occupations By Field : Performing Arts

This field involves careers that relate to dance, music or drama. Performing artists are especially talented individuals who use their abilities to entertain, inspire and enlighten audiences. Other careers are available in technical or creative support services, for instance, in décor design, model-building, lighting, sound and choreography, or producing and directing. Entry into the world of entertainment depends a lot on opportunity and the skill of the individual. Formal training is advisable in order to refine skills and increase confidence. An important element of any performer’s success is his / her ability to rise above failure and proactively source new opportunities. Careers in this category are linked to the entertainment industry.


Occupations

Acrobat or Circus Artist
Actor
Body Make-Up Artist
Choreographer
Comedian
Costume Designer
Dancer
Décor or Stage Scenery Designer
Disc Jockey
Double
Drama Teacher and Therapist
Entertainer
Film and Television Camera Operator
Film, Television and Video Producer, Director and Other Careers
Industrial Theatre Director
Make-up Artist
Model
Music Teacher
Musician
Piano Tuner